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Philadelphia: Portrait of a City
     

Philadelphia: Portrait of a City

by Michael P Gadomski
 

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Philadelphia is a city of contrasts. It contains the largest concentration of Colonial architecture in the country as well as some of the country's most modern skyscrapers. Philadelphia: Portrait of a City captures these contrasts from both artistic and journalistic viewpoints. Armchair travel through the some of our country's most historic sites, such as the

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Philadelphia is a city of contrasts. It contains the largest concentration of Colonial architecture in the country as well as some of the country's most modern skyscrapers. Philadelphia: Portrait of a City captures these contrasts from both artistic and journalistic viewpoints. Armchair travel through the some of our country's most historic sites, such as the Liberty Bell, Independence and Constitution Halls, and the Ben Franklin Memorial. View as well the city's diverse population and its unique neighborhoods. The extensive and informative captions give Philadelphia: Portrait of a city add to the just right mix of pictures and words to give you an insider's view.

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"Philadelphia: Portrait of a City" is 112 pages of color photos that capture the city and its environs in all their splendor." — Carl Christopher "Standard-Speaker"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882407517
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Series:
Portrait of a Place Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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"Philadelphia: Portrait of a City" is 112 pages of color photos that capture the city and its environs in all their splendor." — Carl Christopher "Standard-Speaker"

Meet the Author

Michael P. Gadomski is a professional photograper. Although landscapes are his specialty he is accomplished in other venues of photography including travel, botanical, lifestyles, and people. His images are used frequently in publications and often take on an artistic or abstract charateristic, but can also be of a pure journalistic nature when required.

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