Download e-book for iPad: Augusta and Summerville (Images of America) by Joseph M. Lee III

By Joseph M. Lee III

Augusta and Summerville showcases infrequent nineteenth-century stereoviews and pictures from the huge choice of Joseph M. Lee III and the Augusta Museum of background, spanning a 41-year interval from 1859 to 1900. The enticing photographs inside those pages have been captured on movie by way of a few of Augusta�s earliest photographers, together with J.W. Perkins, John
Usher Jr., J.A. Palmer, and H.C. corridor, between others. many of the pictures have by no means been released and supply an surprisingly precious resource of knowledge approximately Augusta and its environs. recognized the area around for its pristine landscapes and �Garden urban� appeal, Augusta has continually been a photographer�s dream. Lush, verdant scenes keep in mind a urban but unmarked by means of the scars of growth, nonetheless having fun with the tranquility of lifestyles within the outdated South. perspectives of early companies and houses on vast and Greene Streets, the flood of 1888, neighborhood monuments, old church buildings and cemeteries, pioneering colleges, the early cotton crop, and zone waterways
all give a contribution to this visible trip. The reader will take pleasure in scenes of yesteryear, diving deep into the annals of 1 of Georgia�s so much cherished cities.

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