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West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Peter Palmquist collection of male photographers in the American west

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2733
Overview: The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, and photojournalists collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection, which documents the practice and occupation of photography in the American west, circa 1840 to circa 1900, consists of biographical files for more than nine thousand men and businesses, as well as photographs and ancillary...
Dates: circa 1840-2003

Western Americana card photograph file

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos File
Overview: This collection consists of card photographs of various sizes and formats, as well as unmounted photographic prints, circa 1851-1965. The collection documents a broad range of commercial photography between 1860 and 1910, mainly created by regional operators and traveling photographers. The collection also includes examples by renowned photographers, such as Frank Jay Haynes, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Martin, Isaiah West Taber, and Carleton E. Watkins.
Dates: circa 1850-circa 1970, bulk 1860-1910