Print contained in paper wrapper with following inscription: Enclosed find one Brooklyn Bonus Print: Death* and the Photographer, after Holbein. *(for various reasons modern materials have been substituted for bone). Mark: Stamp. Date of print: 1984 Aug. 30.
The 5,000 item collection documents Gedney's work from the 1950s to 1989. Subjects include photographs of cross country road trips; rural New York; Manhattan; Brooklyn; rural Kentucky; Hippies in San Francisco; composers; gay rallies and demonstrations; St. Joseph's School for the Deaf; India; England; Ireland; France; and, a large number of nocturnal pictures.