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Picturing Toronto : photography and the making of a modern city

Author: Sarah Bassnett; Arthur S Goss
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.
Series: McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1911, when Arthur Goss was hired as Toronto's first official photographer, the city was at a critical juncture. Industry expansion and population growth produced pressing concerns about housing shortages, sanitation, and the health and welfare of citizens. Dispelling popular misconceptions, Picturing Toronto demonstrates that Goss and other photographers did not simply document the changing conditions of urban  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Arthur S Goss; Arthur S Goss
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bassnett; Arthur S Goss
ISBN: 9780773546714 0773546715
OCLC Number: 928679732
Description: xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history.
Responsibility: Sarah Bassnett.

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An innovative study on photography's role in the liberal reform of early twentieth-century Toronto.  Read more...

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