the chemist
(plate #7)


The American Vision
selections from the collection of
Mark Koenigsberg

What did the camera see when it opened its lens on America? What was the sense of national identity?. . .the artistic vision. . .the prevailing culture. . .the personal pride? This group of daguerreotypes exemplifies that vision: a way of "seeing" that is peculiar to the emergence of the American identity.
   We are pleased to offer this selection of images from the collection of Mark Koenigsberg. More information about the collection is available


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