Yosemite National Park Past and Present

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June 19, 2014

Yosemite National Park: Past and Present is first and foremost a picture book, each page a mosaic of historic postcards juxtaposed with recent photographs of Yosemite National Park. The book’s key strength lies in the postcards, which offer entertaining and informative glimpses into Yosemite’s past.

The more recent photographs provided by I-Ting Chiang encompass a wide variety of park views, including Yosemite’s most iconic features, such as Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, the Merced and Tuolumne rivers, and giant sequoia trees; lodging facilities and visitor activities in the park; and lesser known places like the High Sierra Camps of Yosemite’s backcountry. The text accompanying…