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...
|Title||:||Working Light: The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson|
|Number of Pages||:||150 Pages|
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Working Light: The Wandering Life of Photographer Edith S. Watson Reviews
This is a very well-written, interesting introduction into the life of Edith Watson, a prolific and talented photographer of the early 1900s. Her life, and that of her partner, Victoria Hayworth, is just another example of an extra-ordinary person whose story was just waiting to be told. Rooney presents the reader with a person who, otherwise, might have been left forgotten in the annals of history. Well done! Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford, award-winning author of "The Whistling Bishop" and "F-Stop: A Life in Pictures".
The author's account of the extensive research she conducted for this book is fascinating!The research process is explored, in detail. The resultant collection of Edith S. Watson photographs is important in Canadian history.Anyone interested in researching a topic should read this book to learn how one author succeeded in conducting phenomenal research.