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Landscapes for the people : George Alexander Grant, first chief photographer of the National Park Service

Author: Ren Davis; Helen Davis
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pennsylvania native, Grant was introduced to the parks during the summer of 1922 and resolved to make parks work and photography his life. Seven years later, he received his dream job and spent the next quarter century visiting the four corners of the country to produce images in more than one hundred national parks, monuments, historic sites, battlefields, and other locations. He was there to visually document the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: George Alexander Grant; George Alexander Grant
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ren Davis; Helen Davis
ISBN: 9780820348414 0820348414
OCLC Number: 1144678311
Description: xxiv, 254 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 26 cm
Other Titles: George Alexander Grant, first chief photographer of the National Park Service
Responsibility: Ren and Helen Davis.

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George Alexander Grant is an unknown elder in the field of American landscape photography. Millions of people viewed Grant's photographs, but unlike contemporaries such as Ansel Adams, few knew  Read more...

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