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"Sublime and Beautiful Mountain Scenery":
Western Images of A.E. Mathews
A Selected Bibliography
Alice M. Cornell

Beyond his published works, records of Mathews are illusive. He led a peripatetic and relatively short life and the list of works which treat his efforts are meager indeed.

Lamar, Howard Roberts, Editor.
The New Encyclopedia of the American West.
New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1998.

A brief biographical sketch is contained in this encyclopedia.
Mumey, Nolie.
Alfred Edward Mathews, 1831-1874: Union Soldier, Illustrator of Civil War Battles, Author, Traveler, Map Maker, and Delineator of Western Scenes, Especially Those of the Territories of Colorado and Montana.
Boulder, Colo.: Johnson Publishing Company, 1961.
Reps, John William.
Cities on Stone: Nineteenth Century Lithographic Images of the Urban West..
Fort Worth, Tx.: Amon Carter Museum, 1975.

A brief discussion of Mathews appears on p. 15.
Taft, Robert.
Artists and Illustrators of the Old West 1850-1900.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1982.

The most detailed treatment of Mathews appears as Chapter 5 in this work.
Tyler, Ron C.
Prints of the West: Prints from the Library of Congress.
Golden, Colo.: Fulcrum Publishing, 1994.

This survey includes mention of Mathews on pp. 106, 120-122, 150-151.