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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993.
History of photography from 1839 to the present day.
New York, Museum of Modern Art 
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|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 --
Instant vision --
Experiments in abstraction --
For the printed page --
|Responsibility:||by Beaumont Newhall.|