This extraordinarily comprehensive, well-documented, biographical dictionary of some 1, 500 photographers (and workers engaged in photographically related pursuits) active in western North America before 1865 is enriched by some 250 illustrations. Far from being simply a reference tool, the book provides a rich trove of fascinating narratives that cover both the professional and personal lives of a colorful cast of characters.They also were selling aquot;Views of Sacramento City during the great flood, aquot; a series of stereographs taken by Charles Leander Weed during the New Year 1862 flood and first published in 1862 by Weeda#39;s associate, Robert H. Vance. Lawrenceanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pioneer Photographers of the Far West|
|Author||:||Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn|
|Publisher||:||Stanford University Press - 2000|