Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West with Colonel Fr mont s Last Expedition In August an American born Sephardic Jew Solomon Nunes Carvalho accepted John Fr mont s invitation to join his fifth expedition to find the best overland route to California A Balti artist in

  • Title: Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West with Colonel Frémont's Last Expedition
  • Author: Solomon Nunes Carvalho Ava F. Kahn
  • ISBN: 9780803264441
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • In August 1853, an American born Sephardic Jew, Solomon Nunes Carvalho, accepted John Fr mont s invitation to join his fifth expedition to find the best overland route to California A Balti artist, inventor, and daguerreotypist, Carvalho was given the job of creating a photographic record of the lands and peoples along the way Fr mont s party left the Missouri on SepIn August 1853, an American born Sephardic Jew, Solomon Nunes Carvalho, accepted John Fr mont s invitation to join his fifth expedition to find the best overland route to California A Balti artist, inventor, and daguerreotypist, Carvalho was given the job of creating a photographic record of the lands and peoples along the way Fr mont s party left the Missouri on September 14, 1853, traveled up the Kansas River, overland to the Arkansas, upriver past Bent s Fort to the Huerfano, and traversed the Sandhill Pass into the Rocky Mountains Beset by heavy snows and intense cold, they were reduced to eating their horses and mules and the occasional beaver or porcupine while making their way in midwinter across the Grand, Green, and Sevier Rivers Suffering from frostbite, scurvy, and dysentery, Carvalho left the expedition in Utah spent four months among the Mormons in Salt Lake City, where he observed with keen interest their system of spiritual wives and reached California in 1854.Carvalho became the first Jewish writer to publish accounts of the Great American West and was also one of the first people to photograph the American West Although only one of his plates is known to survive, others became the models for wood and steel engravings that broadcast the image of the West throughout the world.This Bison Books edition restores the discourses on Mormon doctrine omitted from previous twentieth century editions.

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    1. This is the personal account of Solomon Carvalho's adventures while traveling with Colonel Fremont's 4th expedition in 1848–1849. Mr. Carvalho is interesting because he was one of the first to take daguerreotype equipment with him and record the American West. And having tried to create daguerreotypes, it is really difficult and yet here he was in winter, with snow up to his eyeballs, the threat of freezing to death before he starved. But the man got his photos. Unfortunately the photos were t [...]

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