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Brought to light : photography and the invisible, 1840-1900

Author: Corey KellerJennifer TuckerTom GunningMaren GröningNeal David BenezraAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco] : San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Explores nineteenth-century photography's impact on science and popular culture. Includes reproductions of nearly 200 vintage photographs and scholarly essays by exhibition curator Corey Keller, cultural historian Jennifer Tucker, and film historian Tom Gunning" --
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brought to light.
[San Francisco] : San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608910079
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Corey Keller; Jennifer Tucker; Tom Gunning; Maren Gröning; Neal David Benezra; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.; Graphische Sammlung Albertina.
ISBN: 9780300142105 0300142102
OCLC Number: 223872835
Notes: Exhibition held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oct. 11, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009 and at the Albertina Vienna, Mar. 20, 2009-June 6, 2009.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Lenders to the exhibition --
Director's foreword / Neal Benezra --
Acknowledgments --
Sight unseen: picturing the invisible / Corey Keller --
The social photographic eye / Jennifer Tucker --
Invisible worlds, visible media / Tom Gunning --
"Almost a game of chance": Josef Maria Eder and scientific photography / Maren Gröning --
Plates: Microscopes ; Telescopes ; Motion studies ; Electricity and magnetism ; X-rays ; Spirit photography --
Selected bibliography --
Catalogue of the exhibition.
Responsibility: edited by Corey Keller ; with essays by Jennifer Tucker, Tom Gunning, Maren Gröning.
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