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Above Chicago

Cameron, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0918684277 / ISBN 13: 9780918684271
Published by Cameron & Company
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Title: Above Chicago

Publisher: Cameron & Company

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Above Chicago. This broad-shouldered metropolis, Carl Sandburg's "Hog butcher of the world," is a city of the plains clutching the lake to its heart. It tells the story of Chicago from the Loop to the Stockyards, from its incomparable golf courses to some of the tallest pinnacles in the world.Here is the most exciting architectural displays of all time, the famed boulevards, the sports town, the beaches and the backwaters viewed as never before.

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Robert Cameron has been a photographer since 1921 when his father gave him a "Brownie" camera and encouraged him to use it. Cameron is now in his 90's and has published 16 of his "Above" books. He was a photographer for the Des Moines Register in the 1930's. Cameron learned the art of aerial photography during World War II, while shooting pictures of military installations for the War Department.

Cameron is a member of the Royal Photographic Society and a member of the Presidents Council of the International Center of Photography. His work has been exhibited in Paris at La Bibliotheque Historique and the Foundation Mona Bismarck. In New York at the International Center of Photography, the New York City Municipal Arts Foundation. In San Francisco at the Vision Gallery, City Hall and the Pacific Center for Photographic Arts. In Chicago's O'Hare airport. In China at the New Gallery of Art in Shanghai and at the Forbidden City. Cameron is currently working on his highly anticipated new book "Above Mexico City".

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