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Photography in nineteenth-century America

Author: Martha A Sandweiss; Alan Trachtenberg; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
Publisher: Fort Worth [Tex.] : Amon Carter Museum ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the relationship between photography and American culture during the 19th century. Six essays by scholars, illustrated by almost 250 photographic images - examine the varied ways in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Photography in nineteenth-century America.
Fort Worth [Tex.] : Amon Carter Museum ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1991
(OCoLC)551467582
Online version:
Photography in nineteenth-century America.
Fort Worth [Tex.] : Amon Carter Museum ; New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1991
(OCoLC)609928346
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha A Sandweiss; Alan Trachtenberg; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
ISBN: 0810936593 0883600676 9780810936591 9780883600672
OCLC Number: 23079968
Notes: Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Amon Carter Museum, Oct. 26, 1991-Jan. 5, 1992.
Description: xv, 335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / Martha A. Sandweiss --
Color plates --
Photography : the emergence of a keyword / Alan Trachtenberg --
The portrait studio and the celebrity : promoting the art / Barbara McCandless --
Portfolio --
Undecisive moments : the narrative tradition in Western photography / Martha A. Sandweiss --
"A terrible distinctness" : photography of the Civil War era / Keith F. Davis --
Portfolio --
American views and the romance of modernization / Peter Bacon Hales --
"Of charming glens, graceful glades, and frowning cliffs" : the economic incentives, social inducements, and aesthetic issues of American pictorial photography, 1880-1902 / Sarah Greenough --
Portfolio --
Appendix. Works in the exhibition, with artist biographies.
Responsibility: edited by Martha A. Sandweiss ; with essays by Alan Trachtenberg [and others].

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