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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S02 E37 – William Henry Jackson – Marshall Pass, West Side – about 1881


This photographer used the wet plate collodion process, which required him to haul around dangerous chemicals and heavy cameras and prepare and develop glass negatives on site.

Research by Emma Manchess
Voiced by Martin Tebo
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Different Trains: America, Before the War
Composed by Steve Reich
Performed by the Kronos Quartet

Original air date: Oct. 25, 2018

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