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The old order and the new : P.H. Emerson and photography, 1885-1895

Author: John Taylor
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ground-breaking book draws on the collections of the Royal Photographic Society at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford, as well as other collections to provide a unique account of Emerson's position in the history of photography. John Taylor's essays discuss Emerson's radical approach to photography, his historical and social context, his relationship to his contemporaries, as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Photography, Artistic
Named Person: P H Emerson; P H Emerson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Taylor
ISBN: 3791336991 9783791336992
OCLC Number: 70403023
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Emerson and tourism in East Anglia / John Taylor --
Ch. 2. Storytelling photographs / John Taylor --
Ch. 3. Art photography : in and out of focus / John Taylor --
Ch. 4. Gathering water-lilies / John Taylor --
Ch. 5. Naturalism and photogravure / John Taylor --
Ch. 6. Marsh leaves / John Taylor --
The plates --
Emerson and his reputation : moves and strategies / Philippa Wright --
Catalogue of works / P.H. Emerson.
Responsibility: John Taylor.
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Peter Henry Emerson's exquisite photographs had an important influence on later photographers such as Stieglitz and The Photo-secessionists. This book features Emerson's images of the Norfolk Broads  Read more...

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'... a rounded record of the achievement of one of photography's earlier leading lights, ... his impact on [photography's] practice at the time and on that of generations to follow.'Ag Magazine, Read more...

 
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