Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1982. O'Sullivan, Timothy. First edition. 4to., xvii, 158 pp., 82 text illustrations, 64 full-page b&w plates. A fine copy in a near fine photo-illustrated dust jacket. Item #52264
Timothy O'Sullivan was an expeditionary photographer who accompanied the geological survey expeditions of Clarence King and George Wheeler in the 1860s and 1870s. The author, a scholar and photographer, has revisited and rephotographed many of the places depicted by O'Sullivan and other expeditionary photographers. In this survey Dingus focuses on the fine art aspect of O'Sullivan's photographs.