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