Free Online: California Historical Society Releases Golden Gate Bridge Multimedia e-Book for iPads
From the Contra Costa Times:
The California Historical Society has released a multimedia eBook for iPads that captures the history and story of the Golden Gate Bridge through artwork, photographs, video, memorabilia, stories, images and more.
The free iPad eBook is titled, A Wild Flight of the Imagination: The Story of the Golden Gate Bridge.
The app is [available] on Apple’s iTunes App Store as a free download under the name “GG Bridge.”
The app includes more than 350 historic objects, including dozens of photographs, letters, journals, reports and other ephemera from the Historical Society’s own holdings and 19 other collections.
Highlights include photographs by Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange, paintings by Maynard Dixon, Ray Strong, and Chesley Bonestell, and architectural drawings by Irving F. Morrow and John Eberson, the two architects who worked on the bridge design.
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