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Penelope Umbrico:

An Inventory of Her Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Umbrico, Penelope, 1957-
Title: Penelope Umbrico Photography Collection
Dates: 2015
Extent: 18 framed photographs
Abstract: Eighteen color photographs by Penelope Umbrico (American, 1957- ) from her 2015 series Range.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-02601
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials. Please note: Transparencies may be accessed but require 24 hours advance notice. Negatives cannot be accessed without curatorial approval. Light sensitive materials must be viewed under low-level lighting. Some materials may be restricted from viewing. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please contact the Center's staff at
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Centers' Open Access and Use Policies.

Acquisition: Purchased, 2015 (15-05-006-P).
Processed by: Elizabeth E. Preston

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

The collection consists of eighteen color inkjet prints by Penelope Umbrico (American, born 1957) from her 2015 series Range. The images are part Umbrico's larger project, Moving Mountains, in which she rephotographs well-known photographs of mountains, taken by other photographers, using a variety of smartphone camera apps. All titles listed are those provided by the artist.


Umbrico, Penelope.


Cellular telephones.
Mountains--Pictorial works.

Document Types

Inkjet prints--2010-2020.
Photomechanical prints--2010-2020.