By John K. Howat
The wonderful catalog of the exhibition prepared through the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, through Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward thrust and fall of the 1st local institution of panorama portray. The catalog comprises many of the famous and plenty of lesser-known Hudson River photos, mentioned intensive for either experts and generalists. The ebook is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas no longer breaking nice new floor, is very advised. The plates are as a rule reliable.
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