About This Image

Former portrait painter Britt arrived in southern Oregon in 1852, and over the next 50 odd years produced a wonderfully rich record of all aspects of frontier life in this region. Starting wirh daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, he moved in 1858 to using collodion wet plates and later to gelatin dry plates.

First edition.

107 pages, 18 page illustrated bio of Britt, noes about the plates by Peter E. Palmquist, 56 mostly full page b/w duotone photo reproductions.

Published by Interface California Corporation.

Owner's bookplate inside

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Photographer of a Frontier: The Photographs of Peter Britt
Peter Britt Photographer of a Frontier: The Photographs of Peter Britt

Price $45

Main Image

Ref.# 9833

Medium Book

Photo Date 1976  Print Date 1976

Dimensions 10.5 x 10.5 in. (267 x 267 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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