Arthur Rickerby's illustrious career was spent capturing scores of the nation's significant historical events on film, from the Japanese signing of the Articles of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri in 1945, ending World War II, to famous sports images such as Don Larsen throwing the final pitch of baseball's only World Series perfect game for the New York Yankees in 1956. Today few people know of Arthur Rickerby, the New York born and bred photographer. Arthur Rickerby's New York City not only reintroduces the world-class photojournalist and pays tribute to his outstanding work, but it also features rare and previously unseen New York images that perfectly capture the enduring Rickerby touch.
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing SC|
|Series:||Images of America Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Frank Ceresi and Carol McMains, authors of Baseball in Washington, D.C., are principals of FC Associates, a business specializing in museum consulting, legal services, and professional appraisals. John Rogers, owner of the massive Arthur Rickerby photograph archive, collects rare and vintage photographs and is an entrepreneur based in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Wanda Rickerby, Arthur's widow and an author in her own right, was not only his spouse and the mother of their three children, but was also his closest confidant for two decades. Arthur Rickerby passed away on August 2, 1972, at the young age of 51. He was, at that time, at the top of his game as a renowned photographer.
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