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The Resource Era of exploration : the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885, Weston J. Naef, in collaboration with James N. Wood ; with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman

Era of exploration : the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885, Weston J. Naef, in collaboration with James N. Wood ; with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman

Label
Era of exploration : the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885
Title
Era of exploration
Title remainder
the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885
Statement of responsibility
Weston J. Naef, in collaboration with James N. Wood ; with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive history of American landscape photograph in the West after the invention of wet-colliodion plates presents a view of the philosophical, esthetic and scientific climate that produced a fascination with the West's landscapes and a sophisticated means of recording it. Includes 314 black-and-white photographs
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naef, Weston J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR660
LC item number
.N24 1975 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wood, James N.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landscape photography
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Era of exploration : the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885, Weston J. Naef, in collaboration with James N. Wood ; with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Landscape consciousness -- Photography and American culture at midcentury -- American landscape and the European antecedents -- Western adventures outdoors -- Photographers in Yosemite 1861-1868 -- Western railroads and the landscape of travel -- Government patronage -- Science, nature, and art -- Photographers, artists, and critics -- The experimental esthetic -- Landscape and the published photograph -- The end of the era -- Chronology -- Carleton E. Watkins, 1829-1916 -- Timothy H. O'Sullivan, about 1840-1882 -- Eadweard J. Muybridge, 1830-1904 -- Andrew Joseph Russell, 1830-1902 -- William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942
Control code
ocm01288381
Dimensions
23 x 31 cm
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780870991288
Lccn
75009694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1288381
Label
Era of exploration : the rise of landscape photography in the American West, 1860-1885, Weston J. Naef, in collaboration with James N. Wood ; with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Landscape consciousness -- Photography and American culture at midcentury -- American landscape and the European antecedents -- Western adventures outdoors -- Photographers in Yosemite 1861-1868 -- Western railroads and the landscape of travel -- Government patronage -- Science, nature, and art -- Photographers, artists, and critics -- The experimental esthetic -- Landscape and the published photograph -- The end of the era -- Chronology -- Carleton E. Watkins, 1829-1916 -- Timothy H. O'Sullivan, about 1840-1882 -- Eadweard J. Muybridge, 1830-1904 -- Andrew Joseph Russell, 1830-1902 -- William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942
Control code
ocm01288381
Dimensions
23 x 31 cm
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780870991288
Lccn
75009694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1288381

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