By John K. Howat

The superb catalog of the exhibition equipped by means of the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, through Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward push and fall of the 1st local institution of panorama portray. The catalog contains lots of the recognized and lots of lesser-known Hudson River photographs, mentioned intensive for either experts and generalists. The publication is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas now not breaking nice new flooring, is very urged. The plates are more often than not stable.

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