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Author: Diana QuickGeoff ShepherdBarrie GavinValerie LloydHTV West (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1991.
Series: Images a celebration of 150 years of photography.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses how photography in the 19th century was often used as a tool of imperial science and exploration. This program draws on the anthropological photographic collections of The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford; The Royal Anthropological Institute and Museum of Mankind, London; and the Cambridge University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology. Also deals with the work of amateur archaeologist Gertrude Bell.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Quick; Geoff Shepherd; Barrie Gavin; Valerie Lloyd; HTV West (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 31184138
Notes: Series title on container: Images : 150 years of photography.
Performer(s): Narrator, Diana Quick.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Images a celebration of 150 years of photography.
Other Titles: Eyes of empire
Images : 150 years of photography
Responsibility: an HTV West production for Channel Four ; produced & directed by Geoff Sheperd, Barrie Gavin ; series devised, original scripts and interviews, Valerie Lloyd.

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Discusses how photography in the 19th century was often used as a tool of imperial science and exploration. This program draws on the anthropological photographic collections of The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford; The Royal Anthropological Institute and Museum of Mankind, London; and the Cambridge University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology. Also deals with the work of amateur archaeologist Gertrude Bell.

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