New Hampshire Now: A Photographic Diary of Life in the Granite State
Forthcoming publication available beginning October 1, 2021. Pre-purchase your copy of this limited-edition publication today.
Inspired by the Farm Security Administration photography documenting life in America during the Great Depression, the New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists and the New Hampshire Historical Society joined forces to undertake a three-year project to photographically record daily life in the state. This book is the result of forty-six photographers covering the seven regions of the Granite State, making thousands of images that create a twenty-first-century portrait of the people, places, culture, and events in New Hampshire. The body of work created not only illustrates this book, but will also be featured in eight exhibitions around the state in the fall of 2021 and archived at the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord, New Hampshire. Gary Samson, award-winning photographer and seventh New Hampshire Artist Laureate, served as project director for New Hampshire Now.
This publication, featuring more than 250 photographs and an introduction by Howard Mansfield of Hancock, is a truly New Hampshire product: created by New Hampshire artists; designed by Peter E. Randall Publisher of Portsmouth; printed by Puritan of Hollis, one of the nation’s leading fine art and photography printers; and printed on paper produced by Monadnock Paper Mills of Bennington, founded in 1819 and the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States.
Photography Editors: Gary Samson, Daniel Gingras, and Michael Sterling; Foreword by New Hampshire Historical Society President William H. Dunlap; Preface by Gary Samson; Introduction by Howard Mansfield.
(Hardcover; 288 pages)
Please Note: This new publication is not currently in stock; it will be available beginning October 1, 2021. Pre-purchase your copy of this limited-edition book now for shipping or pick-up at the New Hampshire Historical Society beginning October 1, 2021.