Working Light The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson

by Frances Rooney

Part of the Women's Experience Series Series

Working Light The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson Synopsis

From the 1890s to the 1930s Edith S. Watson, self-supporting, itinerant, artistic and commercial photographer, travelled across Canada documenting the lives of rural people, frequently women, at work. Working Light is her story. From outport Newfoundland

Working Light The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson Press Reviews

Working Light will go down as one of the classics in Canadian photographic and literary history and biography in this century. David Beatty, Professor of History, Mount Allison University These are the photos that we were supposed to have in our minds during our high school Canadian history classes. Ken Rockburn, All in a Day, CBC Radio, Ottawa There are very rich stories in the photographs. She captures the atmosphere beautifully. Shelagh Rogers, Morningside, CBC Radio

Book Information

ISBN: 9780886292737
Publication date: 1st June 1996
Author: Frances Rooney
Publisher: Carleton University Press,Canada
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 150 pages
Categories: Individual artists, art monographs, Individual photographers, Photographs: collections,

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