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Aspinwall, Jane Lee 1967-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 1,771 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Art  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: TR23, 770.97309034
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Lee Aspinwall
The origins of American photography : from daguerreotype to dry-plate, 1839-1885 by Keith F Davis( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this text, Keith F. Davis examines photography's social history and aesthetic development in an era of rapid national growth. He demonstrates how key themes and genres - including the business of daguerreian portraiture, the markets for Civil War images, and the art of Western landscape photography - reflected the concerns and values of nineteenth-century society. Photographers of this era expressed a new national consciousness while, at the same time, helping to shape it. They also explored the visual language of a radically new medium, laying the foundation for all of photography's subsequent history."--Jacket
Heartland : the photographs of Terry Evans by Keith F Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The landscape and people of the American Midwest have captivated photographer Terry Evans (b. 1944) throughout her forty-year photographic career. Evans has a deep connection to her native region, which she has explored from a variety of visual and thematic perspectives. Heartland traces the evolution of Evans's vision, beginning in the early 1970s with her social documentary images of people in Kansas. She became a landscape photographer in 1978, focusing on the grasses, land, and skies of the prairie; this was followed by an aerial survey of the entire Great Plains, from Texas to Canada. She has also photographed Chicago from the air, an abandoned military site, small-town life in Kansas, and historical samples of prairie flora and fauna from Chicago's Field Museum. More recently, she has documented the steel industry in the Midwest and oil and gas drilling in North Dakota. This generously illustrated book examines all of these works, which together reveal the enduring beauty of the prairie landscape"--Publisher's website
Timothy H. O'Sullivan : the King Survey photographs by Keith F Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clarence King's Survey, undertaken between 1867 and 1872, covered a vast swath of terrain, from the border of California eastward to the edge of the Great Plains. It was the first survey to include a full-time photographer--Timothy O'Sullivan--who produced about 450 finished photographs in large-format and smaller-format stereographs. O'Sullivan's images convey a distinct individual quality of perception, at once direct and laconic, as well as a perfect union of objective fact and personal interpretation. As such, O'Sullivan remains the most admired, studied, and debated photographer who worked on the great western surveys of the 19th century. This handsome and enlightening book aims to enrich and enlarge our understanding of O'Sullivan's pivotal body of western photographs by emphasizing the idea of context. This ambition encompasses several frames of reference: O'Sullivan's best-known images in relation to his larger body of survey work; the function his photographs served in relation to the survey's overall goals and methodologies; and the King Survey itself as a logical part of a complex and prolonged expeditionary endeavor. The volume also includes an essential catalogue raisonné of O'Sullivan's King Survey work."--Publisher's website
Alexander Gardner : the Western photographs, 1867-1868 by Jane Lee Aspinwall( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his Civil War photographs, Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) also created two extraordinary bodies of work depicting the transformation of the American West: Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railway and Scenes in the Indian County. In 1867, after joining the survey team for what became the Kansas Pacific Railroad, Gardner photographed the path of the proposed extension, emphasizing the ease of future railroad construction and economic development, while including studies of American Indians and settlements along the way. The following year, Gardner recorded peace talks with Indian tribes at Fort Laramie, Wyoming. Distinctly sympathetic to the plight of the American Indian, Gardner made candid documentation of individual chiefs, their encampments and daily life, burial trees, and the peace proceedings themselves. With a full catalogue raisonné of these two rare series, this volume offers a complete visual index of these remarkable photographs, made at a critical moment in the history of the American West
'Like a bird before a snake' : nineteenth-century portraiture and its relationship to the American daguerreotype by Jane Lee Aspinwall( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The origins of American photography : from daguerreotype to dry-plate, 1839-1885
Alternative Names
Aspinwall, Jane L.

Aspinwall, Jane L. 1967-

Languages
English (30)

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