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Peter Goin, Nuclear Landscapes: Portfolio of Forty-Four Photographs and Trinity Panorama

Call Number: WA Photos Folio 163

Scope and Contents

Portfolio of inkjet prints of photographs by Peter Goin that document nuclear test sites at Nevada Test Site, Nevada, and at Bikini Atoll and Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, as well as the radioactive waste repository at Hanford Site, Washington, circa 1986-1988. Printed by Scott C. Hinton in 2011. The portfolio includes a title page printed by Robert E. Blesse of the Black Rock Press. Most of the images appeared in Peter Goin, Nuclear Landscapes (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991).

Limited edition of 3; Beinecke copy is no. 3.


  • 2011


Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Peter Goin, Nuclear Landscapes, is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Peter Goin on the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Fund for Western Americana, 2015.


0.25 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes (44 inkjet prints, 41 x 51 cm, and 1 inkjet print, 46 x 155 cm))

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


Portfolio of inkjet prints of photographs by Peter Goin that document nuclear test sites in Nevada and the Marshall Islands, as well as a and a radioactive waste repository in Washington, circa 1986-1988, and printed in 2011.

Peter Goin (born 1951)

Peter Goin is an American photographer known for his work within the altered landscape.

Scott C. Hinton (born 1974)

Scott C. Hinton is an American photographer and printer.

Robert E. Blesse (born 1946)

Robert E. Blesse is an American special collections librarian and director of the Black Rock Press of the University of Nevada, Reno, Library.

Processing Information

Information in this guide derived from a checklist accompanying the portfolio.

Guide to the Peter Goin, Nuclear Landscapes
Portfolio of Forty-Four Photographs and Trinity Panorama
In Progress
by Matthew Daniel Mason
October 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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