About the Book
Mason Philip Smith has photographed extensively in Asia and Traces an exhibit of his images from Korea, China, Japan, Vietnam and Thailand was held at the University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine during the summer of 2005. In September of 2007 an large exhibition of his images from Asia & Newfoundland was held at the Hines Museum of Photography in Nova Scotia. Recently, the Hines museum selected 12 of Smith's China images for it's permanent collection. He is the author of Confederates Downeast, Confederate Operations In and Around Maine and co-author of Four Short Blasts, The Great Gale of 1898 & The Loss of the Steamer Portland.