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A history of photography : from 1839 to the present

Author: William Johnson; Mark Rice; Carla Williams; Therese Mulligan; David Wooters
Publisher: Köln ; London : Taschen, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Eastman - the founder of Kodak - died in 1932, and left his house to the University of Rochester. Since 1949 the site has operated as an international museum of photography and film. This title shows in chronological order the most impressive images and the most important developments in the art of light that is photography.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Johnson; Mark Rice; Carla Williams; Therese Mulligan; David Wooters
ISBN: 9783836540995 3836540991
OCLC Number: 794137174
Description: 765 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreward / Anthony Bannon --
The collections at George Eastman House / Marianne Fulton --
A legacy in the making / Therese Mulligan --
The blind man's elephant / David Wooters --
Acknowledgements --
About this publication --
All things under the sun. Daguerre and the Daguerreotype ; Southworth and Hawes ; Talbot and the paper negative ; Hill and Adamson ; The calotype in France --
An even greater measure. Italy: Rome ; Italy: Pompeii ; Italy: Florence ; Italy: Venice ; The middle east: Egypt ; The middle east: Palestine and Syria, Baalbek, Palmyra, Jerusalem --
The middle east: Turkey ; India ; The far east: Japan ; The far east: China ; The Americas ; The American west ; California and the far west --
Technology and war. Technology ; Crimea ; The American Civil War --
A matter of fact --
Photography's public and private lives --
Artful ambitions --
An art of its own --
Our modern world --
The object photographed --
Photography sells --
Public record --
Candid witness --
The visual mind --
America seen --
The world beat --
Peers and predecessors.
Responsibility: editors, Therese Mulligan and David Wooters ; authors, William S. Johnson, Mark Rice, Carla Williams.

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