Download A President in Yellowstone: The F. Jay Haynes Photographic by Frank H. Goodyear PDF

By Frank H. Goodyear

At the morning of July 30, 1883, President Chester A. Arthur launched into a visit of ancient proportions. His vacation spot was once Yellowstone nationwide Park, demonstrated through an act of Congress merely 11 years past. No sitting president had ever traveled this a ways west. Arthur’s host and first advisor will be Philip H. Sheridan, the famed Union basic. additionally slated to affix the excursion used to be a tender photographer, Frank Jay Haynes. This elegant—and fascinating—book showcases Haynes’s outstanding photographic album from their six-week journey. 

A leading nineteenth-century panorama photographer, F. Jay Haynes, as he was once recognized professionally, initially compiled the leather-bound album as a commemorative piece. As merely six copies are recognized to exist, it has not often been obvious. The album’s 104 photographs are observed by means of captions written by means of basic Sheridan’s brother, Colonel Michael V. Sheridan, who wrote day-by-day dispatches that have been disbursed by means of the linked Press.

In his informative advent, historian Frank H. Goodyear III presents heritage in regards to the expedition and explains the ancient and aesthetic value of Haynes’s photos. He then re-creates Arthur’s trip by way of reintroducing Haynes’s beautiful images—along with Sheridan’s unique captions—including perspectives of the Tetons and different landmarks; images of President Arthur, common Sheridan, and fellow tourists engaged in actions alongside the direction; and photographs of the Shoshone and Arapaho leaders who collected to greet the traveling party.

Published at the get together of the reopening of the Haynes images store in Yellowstone, A President in Yellowstone bargains a distinct access into the park’s storied previous.

Show description

Read or Download A President in Yellowstone: The F. Jay Haynes Photographic Album of Chester Arthur's 1883 Expedition (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West, Volume 11) PDF

Similar art history books

Western Art and the Wider World

Western artwork and the broader global explores the evolving courting among the Western canon of artwork, because it has built because the Renaissance, and the paintings and tradition of the Islamic global, the some distance East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas.

• Explores the origins, impacts, and evolving dating among the Western canon of artwork because it has built because the Renaissance and the artwork and tradition of the Islamic global, the a ways East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas
• Makes the case for ‘world art’ lengthy ahead of the style of globalization
• Charts connections among components of analysis in paintings that lengthy have been thought of in isolation, resembling the Renaissance come across with the Ottoman Empire, the influence of eastern paintings at the 19th-century French avant-garde and of African artwork on early modernism, in addition to debates concerning the relation of ‘contemporary art’ to the past.
• Written via a widely known artwork historian and co-editor of the landmark artwork in concept volumes

Creative Authenticity: 16 Principles to Clarify and Deepen Your Artistic Vision

Severe operating artists are the meant viewers of this choice of brief essays that make clear universal expressive and private difficulties that many artists stumble upon, together with the phobia of being clich? d, the will to express fact in artwork, and the disappointment at the back of searching for an actual voice.

A Companion to Greek Art

A complete, authoritative account of the advance Greek paintings throughout the 1st millennium BC. a useful source for students facing the artwork, fabric tradition and historical past of the post-classical worldIncludes voices from such various fields as artwork historical past, classical stories, and archaeology and provides a variety of perspectives to the topicFeatures an cutting edge crew of chapters facing the reception of Greek artwork from the center a while to the presentIncludes chapters on Chronology and Topography, in addition to Workshops and TechnologyIncludes 4 significant sections: kinds, instances and locations Contacts and Colonies photos and Meanings Greek artwork: historical to old

Saints and spectacle : Byzantine mosaics in their cultural setting

The awe-inspiring mosaics overlaying the partitions, vaults, and domes of Byzantine church buildings of the medieval interval nonetheless stay a secret to trendy audience. Saints and Spectacle ventures into the area of 9th- and tenth-century Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, to recapture the spirit of Byzantine idea and expression after Iconoclasm.

Additional resources for A President in Yellowstone: The F. Jay Haynes Photographic Album of Chester Arthur's 1883 Expedition (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West, Volume 11)

Sample text

The financial investment that Henry Villard had made in the Northern Pacific Railroad and that Rufus Hatch had made in the Yellowstone National Park 21 A P R E S I D E N T I N Y E L L OW S TO N E Improvement Company hinged on their ability to draw patrons. Given the precarious nature of their capital-intensive projects, they required a positive reception in short order. The president was not going to make or break these enterprises, but the success of his trip and his endorsement of them would go far in their future success.

Very warm. Will start for home in a day or two and I think you will not be sorry I came. 83 the following summer Haynes had successfully opened both studios and had inaugurated his railcar photographic studio, Haynes Palace Studio, which traveled to communities throughout the Northwest on the lines of the Northern Pacific. Through these moves, Haynes had positioned himself as one of the leading photographers in the West and the premier photographer of Yellowstone, a position that he maintained throughout his life and after.

Will start for home in a day or two and I think you will not be sorry I came. 83 the following summer Haynes had successfully opened both studios and had inaugurated his railcar photographic studio, Haynes Palace Studio, which traveled to communities throughout the Northwest on the lines of the Northern Pacific. Through these moves, Haynes had positioned himself as one of the leading photographers in the West and the premier photographer of Yellowstone, a position that he maintained throughout his life and after.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 36 votes