The Woman Behind the Lens; The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnston 1864-1952

By: Berch, Bettina

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Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. No names or writing and no bumps to boards. Designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with 39 photographs in black and white throguhout the text which tells the life story of this woman photographer who found her calling when George Eastman gave her a camera. Johnston captured the last photo of President William McKinley shortly before he was assiassinated at the Pan-American Exhibtion in Buffalo in 1901. She also caught Admiral Dewey on film as we well as Mark Twain, Admiral Dewey, Alice Roosevelt and many more. Book measures 8"x10-1/2" and has 171 pages including index.

Title: The Woman Behind the Lens; The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnston 1864-1952

Author Name: Berch, Bettina

Categories: Photography, Women's Studies,

Edition: First Edition Stated

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, The University Press of Virginia: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 27416

Keywords: Photography. 19th Century Women Photographers. Frances Benjamin Johnston