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The history of photography from 1839 to the present day

Author: Beaumont Newhall
Publisher: New York : The Museum of Modern Art, ©1949.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993.
History of photography from 1839 to the present day.
New York, Museum of Modern Art [1949]
(OCoLC)572565612
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beaumont Newhall
OCLC Number: 851333
Notes: "Begun as an illustrated catalog of the exhibition Photography, 1839-1937 ... organized for the Museum of Modern Art in 1937. In 1938 the text and illustrations were reprinted, with minor revisions, as Photography: a short critical history. The present text ... based on this earlier research, has been entirely rewritten and a new selection of illustrations has been made."
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: The elusive image --
The mirror with a memory --
Prints from paper --
Portraits for the million --
Pictorial effect --
The faithful witness --
The conquest of action --
Photography as an art --
The straight approach --
Documentary --
Instant vision --
Experiments in abstraction --
For the printed page --
In color.
Responsibility: by Beaumont Newhall.

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