Peter E. Palmquist
Publisher: Stanford University Press; 1 edition (October 17, 2005)
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This biographical dictionary of a few 3,000 photographers (and staff in similar trades), energetic in an enormous zone of North the US earlier than 1866, is predicated on large learn and more suitable via a few 240 illustrations, such a lot of that are released the following for the 1st time.The territory lined extends from important Canada via Mexico and contains the USA from the Mississippi River west to, yet now not together with, the Rocky Mountain states. jointly, this quantity and its predecessor, Pioneer Photographers of the a long way West: A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865, include an exhaustive survey of early photographers in North the US and significant the United States, except for the jap usa and japanese Canada.This paintings is distinct via the big variety of entries, by way of the beautiful narratives that disguise either specialist and personal lives of the themes, and by way of the painstaking documentation. it is going to be a necessary reference paintings for historians, libraries, and museums, in addition to for creditors of and purchasers in early American photography.In addition to photographers, the booklet contains photographic printers, retouchers, and colorists, and brands and of photographic equipment and inventory. simply because creators of relocating panoramas and optical amusements comparable to dioramas and magic lantern performances usually shaped their works after pictures, the folk at the back of these exhibitions also are mentioned.