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Old Mug Shots Get New Lives in
Captured and Exposed
History in Ink
“Provenance” and “autograph” can equal a higher value for Old West photographs.
How come C.S. Fly didn’t take Photos of the Tombstone Street Fight?
The Shadow Catcher Endures
Why everyone loves/hates the Edward Curtis Indians.
Not Easily Intimidated
The steely nerve required to photograph the only known images of Indians still at war.
Paul Andrew Hutton
What Did Photographers Use Before Flash Powder was Invented?
C.S. Fly’s industrious wife saved historical views of Territorial Arizona from going up in flames.
When C.S. Fly Shot Geronimo
Making memories at the Cañon de los Embudos surrender site.
What is the 19th-Century Version of a Photographer’s Flash Powder?