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Beauty of another order : photography in science

Author: Ann Thomas; Marta Braun; National Gallery of Canada.
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press in association with the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of photographs of science subjects that raised questions about human evolution and behaviour, the nature of matter and the place of the planet in the universe. This volume  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Thomas; Marta Braun; National Gallery of Canada.
ISBN: 0300073402 9780300073409 088884672X 9780888846723
OCLC Number: 37372476
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition titled Photography in Science: Beauty of Another Order organized by the National Gallery of Canada and presented in Ottawa from Oct. 17, 1997 - Jan. 4, 1998"--Title page verso.
Also issued in French under the title: Une beauté à découvrir.
Credits: Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Photography in Science : Beauty of Another Order', organised by the National Gallery of Canada and presented in Ottawa from 17 October 1997 to 4 January 1998.
Awards: Winner of Kraszna-Krausz Book Award: Craft, Technology and Science 1998.
Winner of Kraszna-Krausz Book Award 1998.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Photography's illustrative ancestors: the printed image / Mimi Cazort --
Invention and discovery: first images / Larry J. Schaaf --
The signature of light: photo-sensitive materials in the nineteenth century / John P. McElhone --
The search for pattern / Ann Thomas --
'A perfect and faithful record': mind and body in medical photography before 1900 / Martin Kemp --
The expanded present: photographing movement / Marta Braun --
Capturing light: photographing the universe / Ann Thomas.
Other Titles: Photography in science
Responsibility: Ann Thomas ; with essays by Marta Braun [and others].

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