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Aug
09
Thursday
Aug
09
Thu
Pluck & Stamina: Life ofPhotographer Eve CameronEducation :: Lecture
Pluck & Stamina: Life ofPhotographer Eve Cameron
7:00 PM
The Elling House Arts & Humanities Center
Description:
(portrayal by Mary Jane Bradbury)

Thursday, august 9, 2018
7:00pM
Evelyn Flower Cameron traded a life of English wealth and privilege for a tiny homestead cabin in the austere, rugged badlands of eastern Montana. She soon learned the art of glass-plate photography as a way to support the Cameron’s struggling pioneer homestead. For the rest of her life, she rode horseback many miles, carrying her camera around her waist and her wooden tripod in a gun scabbard, documenting expansive and beautiful Western landscapes along with the homesteaders, sheepherders, ranch families and immigrants who lived there. Evelyn produced some of the first photographs of North American birds, and was an early proponent of prairie and wildlife conservation. Historic interpreter Mary Jane Bradbury brings Evelyn to life through living history as well as a look at some of her outstanding photographs.
Admission is by donation and open to the public.
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: The Elling House Arts & Humanities Center
Address: 404 E. Idaho St Virginia City, MT 59755
Phone: 406-843-5507

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