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Picturing Texas Politics: A Photographic History from Sam Houston to Rick Perry

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Picturing Texas Politics: A Photographic History from Sam Houston to Rick Perry - Bailey, Chuck, and Cox, Patrick L., and Anderson, John (Introduction by)
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The Republic of Texas was founded in 1839, around the time that photography was being invented. So while there were no photographers at the Alamo or San Jacinto, they arrived soon after to immortalize, on film, Sam Houston, David Burnett, Mirabeau Lamar, and many other founding fathers of the Lone Star State. Over the following nearly two centuries, Texas politics and politicians have provided reliable, often dramatic, and sometimes larger-than-life subjects for photographers to capture in the moment and add to the ...

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Picturing Texas Politics: A Photographic History from Sam Houston to Rick Perry 2015, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9781477302545

Hardcover