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The changing face of portrait photography : from daguerreotype to digital

Author: Shannon Thomas Perich
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Museum of American History, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A richly illustrated volume examines ten photographers' portrait work and explores the power of the portrait and the role it plays in our personal and national identities. The Changing Face of Portrait Photography explores ten groups of portraits selected from within the Smithsonian National Museum of American History's Photographic History Collection. The selections represent work by specific photographers with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Thomas Perich
ISBN: 9781588342744 1588342743
OCLC Number: 639163196
Description: xv, 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: George K. Warren : the yearbook photographer--
a perfect brick (1832-1884) --
Julia Margaret Cameron : spiritual and intellectual riches (1815-1879) --
Barr & Wright Studio : Main Street photographers (1870-1880) --
Gertrude Käsebier : forging a path to beauty (1852-1934) --
Dorothea Lange : Migrant mother lives on (1895-1965) --
Nickolas Muray : an affectionate front (1892-1965) --
Richard Avedon : a portrait is not a likeness (1923-2004) --
Henry Horenstein : times marches on (b. 1947) --
Lauren Greenfield : the personal is potent (b. 1966) --
Robert Weingarten : portraits unbound (b. 1941).
Responsibility: Shannon Thomas Perich.

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"A richly illustrated volume examines ten photographers' portrait work and explores the power of the portrait and the role it plays in our personal and national identities. The Changing Face of Portrait Photography explores ten groups of portraits selected from within the Smithsonian National Museum of American History's Photographic History Collection. The selections represent work by specific photographers with diverse relationships to portraiture, and through their sampling take a focused look at changing convention, theory, and technologies"--

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