Item #62257 DRAWING SHADOWS TO STONE; The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1902. Laurel Kendall, Thomas Ross Miller, Barbara Mathe.

DRAWING SHADOWS TO STONE; The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1902.

New York, Seattle and London: American Museum of Natural History / University of Washington Press, 1997. Large trade paperback. Light shelfwear. Very good.

Item #62257
ISBN: 0295976470


112pp., maps, b/w photographs, references, index. 'The Yukaghir people of northeastern Siberia, seeing a camera for the first time, called it 'the three-legged device that draws a man's shadow to stone.' Under the direction of anthropologist Franz Boas, the five-year Jesup North Pacific Expedition left a legacy of classic ethnographies, irreplaceable museum collections, and some three thousand photographs.

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