Photochroms by William Henry Jackson
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Author: Jackson, William Henry
Title: Eleven photochrom prints from photographs by William Henry Jackson, of the Grand Canyon and Native Americans of the Southwest
Place Published: Detroit, MI
Publisher:Detroit Photographic Co.
Date Published: 1899-1905
Images approx. 18x21 cm (7x9"), mounted on both sides of 6 thick album leaves held together with cloth tape. Captioned and numbered in gold lettering at bottom of images, along with publisher's imprint and copyright.
Striking color photochrom images, a photolithographic process developed in 1880's and adopted by photographer William Henry Jackson to publish his images through his Detroit Photographic Co. Presented here are five of Native Americans of the Southwest and their dwellings (two of them are of ceremonies and dances, and one of these, the Moki Snake Dance, is of a color lithograph). The other six are of the Grand Canyon.