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Window on the West 1 edition

Cover of: Window on the West by Laurie Lawlor

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Window on the West
the frontier photography of William Henry Jackson
1st ed.
Laurie Lawlor

Published 1999 by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Presents the photographs taken by William Henry Jackson from 1869 to 1893, discussing his life and how his work captured and introduced the American West to the public.

Table of Contents

The great restlessness
The times and the people
In search of his fortune
"Surmounting every barrier": capturing images of the west
Americans take to the rails
The Hayden expeditions
Natural curiosities
Closing in: American Indians in the west
Boom and bust: mining towns and western cities
"Everywhere I go": the changing face of the frontier
1893: the white city and the end of the frontier
Time line
Places to view Jackson's work.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-129) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
978
Library of Congress
F594 .L39 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 132 p. :
Number of pages
132

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24766126M
Internet Archive
windowonwestfron00lawl
ISBN 10
0823413802
ISBN 13
9780823413805
LC Control Number
98056083
OCLC/WorldCat
40667966

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