Picturing Utopia: Bertha Shambaugh and the Amana Photographers

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A rare look at a 19th century religious utopia as seen through the eyes of photographers living in the Amana Colonies, Iowa. Research for the book recovered thousands of glass plate and film negatives in family collections, most since donated to the Amana Museum Society.

Reprinted in 2005.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
Number of pages148
ISBN (Print)978-0877459583
StatePublished - 2000


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