[Joan W. Gandy] ó The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 18701920 [love-inspired-historical PDF] Ebook Epub Download ☆ izmirescort.pro
[Joan W. Gandy] ó The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 18701920 [love-inspired-historical PDF] Ebook Epub Download ☆ This book admittedly covers a small area, but it contains a wonderful collection of photos you will enjoy reviewing at length, and it isn t like there are a plethora of books out there on this subject.
Interesting historical details about the Steamboats that plied the Mississippi But the best part is the historic photos that show what the river was really like back then That alone is worth the price of the book.
Life On The Mississippi In The Heyday Of The Steamboat Lives In Our Imaginations Through The Artistry Of Mark Twain, Edna Ferber, And Hollywood Films, Or Perhaps A Glimpse Of A Salvaged Riverboat Living Out Its Last Years As A Theme Restaurant Surely The Mississippi Steamboat Era Is Among The Most Colorful And Romantic In Our History But What Was It Really Like, Beyond Our Secondhand Notions Of Stalwart River Pilots, Wayward Boys And Runaway Slaves, Of Gamblers In Tall Hats And Ladies In Hoopskirts, Of Cotton, Cakewalks, And CarpetbaggersThis Extraordinary Book Of Recently Discovered Photographs, Taken By A Father And Son Who Were Professional Photographers In Natchez, Mississippi, Brings Us For The First Time A Stunning Array Of Images Of Steamboat Life As It Really Was From Its Glory Days In The Post Civil War Era To Its Demise In The Years Immediately Following World War IThe Photographers Are Henry Norman And His Son Earl With Boundless Enthusiasm And Curiosity, And The Consummate Skills Of Pictorial Artists, They Captured The Beauties And Rigors Of A Half Century Of Life On The Mississippi Their Priceless Legacy Has Been Preserved By Joan And Thomas Gandy, Who Recently Acquired The Extremely Rare And Valuable Negatives And Here Present A Collection OfOf The Most Spectacular And Arresting Photographs Of Steamboat LifeTogether With An Extremely Informative Text, Replete With Detailed Information And Fascinating Anecdotes, The Photographs Make Up A Splendid Account Of The Major Steamboats That Plied The Great Waterway And Their Essential Social And Economic Role In River Life Vivid, Beautifully Composed Images Of Stately Ships, Luxurious Interiors, Shipboard Life, Picturesque River Towns, Busy Landings, Paddle Wheelers Laden With Cotton And Other Cargoes, And The Disasters That Claimed So Many Of These Proud Craft, Comprise A Stunning Firsthand Account Of A Long Lost But Now Accurately, Lovingly Recaptured Way Of American Life Dad will absolutely love this super cool picture book that looks quick and easy to read Great gift for Father s Day since he is an avid reader who loves history, and especially Louisiana history since our family was established here before the Louisiana Purchase Smooth transaction and got the book quickly Top notch seller Thanks so much Loved the book It s hard to express how much I ve enjoyed this book About half of the text, maybe , is quotes from nineteenth century writers strung together to tell the story of the steamboats.
Steamboats whatdo you want Lots of pictures and each one has a night caption It s short, it s Dover, and it s probably overpriced but I wanted it.
This book admittedly covers a small area, but it contains a wonderful collection of photos you will enjoy reviewing at length, and it isn t like there are a plethora of books out there on this subject.
This coffee table size paperback offers about 100 historic black and white photos of the steamboat era the boats, the people and the towns A steamboat lover s dream at a good price.