|Born: John Karl Hillers |
Other: Jack K. Hillers
|Dates: ||1843 - 1925|
Photographed John Wesley Powell‘s second expedition down the Colorado River, he also photographed native Americans and the Grand Canyon.
Readings on, or by, individual photographers
Darrah, William Culp, 1949, ‘Beaman, Fennemore, Hillers, Dellenbaugh, Johnson, and Hattan‘, Utah Historical Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 1-4, p. 491–503 [Δ]
Fowler, Don D., 1972, Photographed All the Best Scenery': Jack Hillers' Diary of the Powell Expeditions, 1871–1875, (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press) [Δ]
Fowler, Don D., 1989, The Western Photographs of John K. Hillers: 'Myself in the Water', (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press) isbn-10: 0874744415 [Δ]
Fowler, Don D., 2012, Cleaving an Unknown World: The Powell Expeditions and the Scientific Exploration of the Colorado Plateau, (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press) isbn-13: 978-1607811466 [Updated publication containing Hillers' diary and photography] [Δ]
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|John K. Hillers: Native Americans|| |
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|Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography.|| ||Go to website|
The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.
|• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press) [Includes a short biography on John K. Hillers.] |
• Witkin, Lee D. and Barbara London 1979 The Photograph Collector’s Guide (London: Secker and Warburg) p.162-163 [Long out of print but an essential reference work - the good news is that a new edition is in preparation.]
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