From the Library of Congress collection comes a showcase of the first published pictures of the American West at the turn of the 19th century, never seen before in collected form by the public. Includes 50 color and 50 black-and-white prints.
Ron Tyler is the director of the Texas State Historical Association and Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written or edited a number of books on Western and American history and art, including Visions of America: Pioneer Artists in a New Land. He is editor of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly.