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dc.contributor.advisorRosenvall, Lynn A.
dc.contributor.authorHadley, Margery Tanner, 1951-
dc.coverage.spatial2000002771en
dc.date.accessioned2005-07-21T20:42:59Z
dc.date.available2005-07-21T20:42:59Z
dc.date.issued1984
dc.identifier.citationHadley, M. T. (1984). Photography and the landscape of travel: western Canada, 1884-1914 (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/16150en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0315223375en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/23017
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 133-147.en
dc.description.abstractThe arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway ushered in a new era for western Canada--one of settlement, resource exploitation and tourism. It also initiated important developments in Canadian photography, and the new art quickly formed important and lasting relationships with tourism and the western landscape. This study is concerned with these early relationships. Tourism was instrumental to the advancement of western landscape photography. In response to the demand for photographic views, photographers explored new landscapes and developed new technologies. Landscape photography quickly became a fine art and a valuable documentary tool. The role of photography in the promotion of tourism was both a conscious objective of the CPR and a consequence of activity by freelance photographers. Images of the western landscape illustrated publications and lectures, and were widely collected and displayed. Photographic images moved the Canadian landscape into the public consciousness and made visual literacy commonplace. Photography's adaptation to the Canadian West was swift and confident, inspired by traditional landscape values, modern technological advances, tourist interests, CPR corporate goals and the landscape itself. Western landscape photographs from the early railway period are a reflection of tourist, corporate and artist perceptions and interests. Tourism and landscape photography developed interdependently in western Canada. Tourist and corporate demands influenced the images created; the images guided and stimulated tourism. Both photography and tourism developed in response to, and were dependent upon, the western landscape. The impressive western geography inspired man to contemplate, to photograph and to value preserved landscape images.en
dc.format.extentxiii, 147 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccNR 660 H32 1986en
dc.subject.lcshPhotography - Landscapes
dc.subject.lcshPhotography - Canada, Western - History
dc.subject.lcshTourist trade - Canada, Western - History
dc.subject.lcshCanadian Pacific Railway
dc.titlePhotography and the landscape of travel: western Canada, 1884-1914
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/16150
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
thesis.degree.nameMA
thesis.degree.disciplineResources and the Environment
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccNR 660 H32 1986en
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
ucalgary.thesis.notesoffsiteen
ucalgary.thesis.uarcreleasenoen
ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 509 215772112


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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.