Light in the West - Photographers of the American Frontier 1860-1880

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Light in the West
Photographers of the American Frontier 1860-1880

1980
58 mins

When photography was in its infancy, the American West was still a frontier; and, for a period of about fifty years, the two interacted in a complex and fascinating way. Dramatic subject matter in the West became accessible to...

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Director
Ray Witlin
Features
Carleton Watkins, Charles Crocker, Chief Satanck, Chief Seattle, Chief Ten Bears, Clarence King, Collis Huntington, Dr. Herman Vogel, Eadweard Muybridge, Ferdinand V. Hayden, Flora Shallcross Stone, Frederick Dellenbaugh, General John Pope, Jack Hillers, Julia Watkins, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins Jr., Mathew Brady, Mjr. John Wesley Powell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sam Bowles, Timothy O'Sullivan, William H. Jackson