skip to content
Picture maker of the old West, William H. Jackson Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Picture maker of the old West, William H. Jackson

Author: William Henry Jackson; Clarence S Jackson
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"For a quarter of a century William Henry Jackson both played an active part in the opening of the western frontier, and recorded what he saw in pencil sketches and in photographs made by the wet-plate process. The best of all this pictorial material has now been gathered together, put in chronological sequence, and published in the present volume with an explanatory text based largely upon diaries and notebooks  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Named Person: William Henry Jackson; William Henry Jackson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Jackson; Clarence S Jackson
OCLC Number: 7195907
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Call of the West --
Peace in Vermont and war in Virginia --
Dream into reality --
Rails heading west --
Ruts of the wagon wheels --
What was in Colter's hell --
Before congress --
To the high places --
High places southward --
The peaks of San Juan --
The quick and the dead --
Aboard the Jackson Special --
Trails in memory.
Responsibility: by Clarence S. Jackson.

Abstract:

"For a quarter of a century William Henry Jackson both played an active part in the opening of the western frontier, and recorded what he saw in pencil sketches and in photographs made by the wet-plate process. The best of all this pictorial material has now been gathered together, put in chronological sequence, and published in the present volume with an explanatory text based largely upon diaries and notebooks kept by Jackson himself during the long years of his activity in the West"--Jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/7195907>
library:oclcnum"7195907"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/7195907>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1947"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1947"
schema:description"Call of the West -- Peace in Vermont and war in Virginia -- Dream into reality -- Rails heading west -- Ruts of the wagon wheels -- What was in Colter's hell -- Before congress -- To the high places -- High places southward -- The peaks of San Juan -- The quick and the dead -- Aboard the Jackson Special -- Trails in memory."@en
schema:description""For a quarter of a century William Henry Jackson both played an active part in the opening of the western frontier, and recorded what he saw in pencil sketches and in photographs made by the wet-plate process. The best of all this pictorial material has now been gathered together, put in chronological sequence, and published in the present volume with an explanatory text based largely upon diaries and notebooks kept by Jackson himself during the long years of his activity in the West"--Jacket."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1414389>
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Pictorial works."@en
schema:genre"Pictorial works"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Picture maker of the old West, William H. Jackson"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.