Friday, November 10, 2006

Before Cameras



Niagara Falls,1843 by Karl Bodmer, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE.

Karl Bodmer traveled with Prince Maximilian of Wiedneuwied as he explored the Missouri river. Bodmer was in charge of capturing images of the new and wonderful people, animals and places they encountered.

1 Comments:

Anonymous drgns4vr said...

I so enjoyed the book about Bodmer's journey through the American West. The pictures were really great. About a year after I'd read it there was an exhibit of his paintings from the trip at the Joslin Museum in Omaha. I loved them.

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