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Author Geller, Peter G. (Peter Geoffrey), 1963-

Title Northern exposures : photographing and filming the Canadian north, 1920-45 / Peter Geller
Published Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 258 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Summary "Northern Exposures looks at the photographic and film practice of the three major colonial institutions in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic in the first half of the twentieth century - the Canadian government, the Anglican Church of Canada, and the Hudson's Bay Company ... through the work of federal government special investigator Major Lachlin T. Burwash, first Bishop of the Arctic Archibald Lang Fleming, The Beaver magazine editor and publicity expert Douglas MacKay, and photographer-filmmaker-author Richard Finnie"--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242), filmography (pages 243-246) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Documentary photography -- Canada, Northern -- History.
Inuit in motion pictures -- History.
Inuit -- Canada -- Pictorial works -- History.
Motion pictures -- Canada, Northern -- History.
Photography -- Canada, Northern -- History.
Visual communication -- Social aspects -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Canada, Northern -- In motion pictures -- History.
Canada, Northern -- Pictorial works -- History.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0774809272 (bound)
0774809280 (electronic bk.)
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