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One-room schoolhouses dot the Arkansas landscape, assuming a variety of architectural forms and differing in degrees of repair. Some are in pristine condition, tall and imposing, glistening in the sun, while others have collapsed under the weight of age and nature. Nestled in the countryside with farm buildings, standing solitary in an open hay field, or perched on a riverOne-room schoolhouses dot the Arkansas landscape, assuming a variety of architectural forms and differing in degrees of repair. Some are in pristine condition, tall and imposing, glistening in the sun, while others have collapsed under the weight of age and nature. Nestled in the countryside with farm buildings, standing solitary in an open hay field, or perched on a river bank, these monuments radiate a sense of wonder, compelling the visitor to peek through the windows to catch a glimpse of wooden desks and blackboards, hanging maps and teachers' saddles. Through the simple magic of the pinhole camera, Thomas Harding brings us the one-room schoolhouse, helping to preserve the aura and the sense of purpose that pervade this compelling structure. Harding's pinhole camera gives a "softness" to the image - somewhat like the old photographs made with primitive cameras during the early part of this century - and a perspective not easily accessible in these modern times....

Title : One Room Schoolhouses of Arkansas as Seen through a Pinhole
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ISBN : 9781557282712
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 111 Pages
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