Views on the Mississippi: The Photographs of Henry Peter Bosse

University Of Minnesota Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. As ne win dust jacket. Oblong hardcover. Map endpapers. xv+ 253 pp. 27 maps of the Mississippi River from the Falls Of St Anthony to the junction of the Illinois River as originally drawn by Bosse and A.J. Stilbolt 1887-88 and illustrated with 84 photographic plates in the original cyanotype blue tint. Bosse extensively photographed the Upper Mississippi from 1883-1893 and his photograp0hs were virtually unknown until five volumes of them were discovered in the late 1990s. They capture the river as it was being transformed from an untamed natural wonder to a modern commercial highway, depicting railroad and wagon bridges, towns, and villages and the streambooats that served them. As New / as new. Item #E19557
ISBN: 9780816636471

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