Classic Images of Canada's First Nations, 1850-1920Book - 2009
This poignant and beautiful record of Canada's First Nations people and their culture, as seen through the eyes of talented photographers, is a fascinating glimpse into Canada's past. Of great historical and aesthetic interest, this collection of photographs captures the diversity and dignity of First Nations during a time of tumultuous change. Assembled by Edward Cavell, a former curator at Banff's Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, the photographs span the period from the infancy of photography to the more sophisticated technology of 1920.
Publisher: Surrey, B.C. ; Victoria, B.C. : Heritage House, c2009.
Branch Call Number: 779. 99704 CAV
Characteristics: 95 p. : chiefly ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Canada's First Nations, 1850-1920
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From the dawn of photography comes this beautiful collection of portraits from across Canada.
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