Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream

Carter, John

Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1995
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139 pages. Dust jacket shows a very slight handling crease over top cover. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the size and weight of this volume, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: For millions of Americans, Solomon D. Butcher’s photographs epitomize the sod-house frontier. His late-nineteenth-century images from western Nebraska constitute the most extensive photographic record in existence of the generation that settled the Great Plains. The faces are unforgettable: jaunty bachelors and earnest husbands, Civil War veterans of both armies, spinster sodbusters and determined mothers, cowhands, farmhands, and former slaves—all in search of land of their own. Originally published in 1985, this first book devoted to Butcher and his photographs presents a unique visual chronicle of Great Plains settlement and established Butcher’s place in frontier photography. Everyone interested in the plains pioneers or historical American photography will prize this splendid book.

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John E. Carter (1950–2015) was a senior research historian at the Nebraska State Historical Society and is the coauthor, with Richard E. Jensen and R. Eli Paul, of Eyewitness at Wounded Knee (Nebraska, 1991).

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Title: Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the ...
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Cloth - Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition / Second Printing.

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