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Reality recorded : early documentary photography

Author: Gail Buckland
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : New York Graphic Society, [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents 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.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Buckland
ISBN: 0821206133 : 9780821206133
OCLC Number: 1123329
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.
Responsibility: Gail Buckland.

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"Presents 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.

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Documentation in a changing world -- New frontiers -- Recording conflicts -- Emergence of a social awareness -- The Royal Family -- A personal family album.

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