Bradford Washburn

Bradford Washburn Quotes

United States, Mountaineer
June 7, 1910January, 10, 2007.

Henry Bradford Washburn, Jr. was an American explorer, mountaineer, photographer, and cartographer. He established the Boston Museum of Science, served as its director from 1939–1980, and from 1985 until his death served as its Honorary Director (a lifetime appointment). Bradford married Barbara Polk in 1940, they honeymooned in Alaska making the first ascent of Mount Bertha together.

Also known as Explorer, Photographer, Cartographer

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