Abigail Foerstner

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Picturing Utopia: Bertha Shambaugh and the Amana Photographers
by Abigail Foerstner
Publisher's Description
Writer and historian Abigail Foerstner examines the photographic record left by Bertha Shambaugh who set out to photograph the unique utopian religious community of Amana, Iowas whose members--though forbidden to photograph--soon followed in her footsteps and began making photographic documents and portraits of their idealistic and rural way of life. The work of Shambaugh and several other Amana photographers is reproduced here, in beautiful duotone.
ISBN: 0877456992
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press
Hardcover : 166 pages
Language: English
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