Toronto Between The War #1 - Set of 10
Hacking their way through the wilderness with all their supplies in packsacks or on dog sleds must have been difficult enough, but some intrepid explorers were so foolhardy as to lug the nineteenth century’s newest invention, the camera, along with them. No Instamatics for them, of course — the full paraphernalia, including darkroom equipment, weighed several hundred pounds. These men were truly devoted to the art of photography, and their images of the West remain classics of their kind. The period covered, 1858 to 1885.