The images in this exhibition were captured by seventeen National Geographic photographers between 1880 and 1950.
Through their travels across the United States, Clifton R. Adams, J. Baylor Roberts, Edwin L. Wisherd and B.Anthony Stewart recorded the lives of ordinary people between the 1920s and 1940s. Dr. Joseph F. Rock, who spent nearly thirty years in China and Tibet, documented the life of Buddhists. African tribes are the subjects of the photographs taken by Volkmar K. Wentzel and Vittorio Sella is renowned for his ascents of the Alps and the
Himalayas. George Shiras III was the first to take night photographs of wild life. Maynard Owen Williams’s travels are documented by the photographs he took in Paris and in India. The photographs taken by Alexander Graham Bell, second president of the National Geographic Society, portray the flight experiments he performed together with his assistants in the early 20th century.
Other photographers include Ray V. Davis, WIllis T. Lee, A.B. Lewis, Captain Frank Hurley, Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden, Pierre Daye, Herbert G. Ponting, and Eliza Scidmore.
- 55 Photographs
- Photographer biographies
Currently this exhibition is ONLY AVAILABLE as a fully curated digital package to license to the overseas markets. This is to eliminate shipping fees. International venues will be sent high-resolution files to print and produce with vendors of their choosing.