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The Resource Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide : a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865, Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn

Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide : a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865, Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn

Label
Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide : a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865
Title
Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide
Title remainder
a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865
Statement of responsibility
Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This biographical dictionary of some 3,000 photographers (and workers in related trades) active in a vast area of North America before 1866 is based on extensive research and enhanced by over 240 illustrations, most of which are published here for the first time." "The territory covered extends from central Canada through Mexico and includes the United States from the Mississippi River west to but not including, the Rocky Mountain states. Together, this volume and its predecessor, Pioneer Photographers of the Far West, A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865, comprise an exhaustive survey of early photographers in North America and Central America, excluding the eastern United States and eastern Canada."
  • "This work is distinguished by the large number of entries, by the appealing narratives that cover both professional and private lives of the subjects, and by the painstaking documentation. It will be an essential reference work for historians, libraries, and museums, as well as for collectors of and dealers in early American photography." "In addition to photographers, the book includes photographic printers, retouchers, and colorists, as well as manufacturers and sellers of photographic apparatus and stock. Because creators of moving panoramas and optical amusements such as dioramas and magic lantern performances often fashioned their works after photographs, the people behind those exhibitions are also discussed."--Jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 770/.92/279
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR139
LC item number
.P345 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Label
Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide : a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865, Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0421/2004019262.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 728-742)
Contents
Foreword by Martha A. Sandweiss -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Guide to the Main Entries -- Biographical Dictionary Anonymous Workers -- Appendix 1: Photographic Partnership, Company, and Gallery Names to December 31, 1865: A Cross-Reference List -- Appendix 2: Panoramas, Stereopticons, Cosmoramas, and Other Public Performances: A Cross-Reference List -- Appendix 3: Women Workers -- Appendix 4: Workers Known Only as "Artist" -- Appendix 5: Geographical distribution of Workers Bibliography
Control code
56334078
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xviii, 742 p.
Isbn
9780804740579
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019262
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased, 2006. Small tear in jkt. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide : a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865, Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0421/2004019262.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 728-742)
Contents
Foreword by Martha A. Sandweiss -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Guide to the Main Entries -- Biographical Dictionary Anonymous Workers -- Appendix 1: Photographic Partnership, Company, and Gallery Names to December 31, 1865: A Cross-Reference List -- Appendix 2: Panoramas, Stereopticons, Cosmoramas, and Other Public Performances: A Cross-Reference List -- Appendix 3: Women Workers -- Appendix 4: Workers Known Only as "Artist" -- Appendix 5: Geographical distribution of Workers Bibliography
Control code
56334078
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xviii, 742 p.
Isbn
9780804740579
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019262
Note
Library's copy 1 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased, 2006. Small tear in jkt. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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