The Color of Wildness A Retrospective, 1936-1985 by Jonathan Porter

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  • Nature in art, still life, landscapes & seascapes,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Nature photography,
  • 1901-,
  • Photography,
  • Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Porter, Eliot,,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer,
  • 1901-1990,
  • Exhibitions

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsRebecca Solnit (Contributor), Elliot Porter (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8236435M
ISBN 100893819506
ISBN 109780893819507

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