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|ISBN:||0821206133 : 9780821206133|
|Notes:||"[P]resents documentary photographs taken with calotype and wetplate cameras up to the advent of the dry plate, around 1884: the barricades in Paris in 1848 and 1871; corpses on the fields of Lucknow after the Indian Mutiny of 1858; the opening of London's first underground railway, 1862; a slave pen in Alexandria, Virginia, 1865; a British mental hospital patient, 1852; the bound feet of Chinese ladies, 1870. Pictures by the great photographers of England, France, and America are included - Fenton and Talbot, Bayard and Marville, Gardner, Brady and O'Sullivan"--Page 2 of cover.|
|Description:||128 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||Documentation in a changing world --
New frontiers --
Recording conflicts --
Emergence of a social awareness --
The Royal Family --
A personal family album.
Table of Contents:
Documentation in a changing world -- New frontiers -- Recording conflicts -- Emergence of a social awareness -- The Royal Family -- A personal family album.