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Snowflakes in photographs

Author: W A Bentley
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000.
Series: Dover pictorial archive series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of 72 carefully selected plates from Bentley's painstakingly mounted images showing remarkable revelations of nature's diversity. For nearly 50 years, American photographer W.A. Bentley photographed thousands of snowflakes in his Vermont workshop. His painstakingly mounted images were remarkable revelations of nature's diversity, with no two snowflakes exactly alike, but all based on a common hexagon. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W A Bentley
ISBN: 0486412539 9780486412535
OCLC Number: 43864327
Notes: Originally published as: Snow crystals. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1931.
Description: vii, 72 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Snow crystals --
Windowpane frost --
Dew on vegetation --
Raindrops on grass --
Dew on spider webs --
Dew on wooly bear caterpillar --
Dew on blade of grass and fly --
Dew on grass tops --
Dew on grasshopper.
Series Title: Dover pictorial archive series.
Other Titles: Snow crystals
Responsibility: W.A. Bentley.
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A selection of 72 carefully selected plates from Bentley's painstakingly mounted images showing remarkable revelations of nature's diversity. For nearly 50 years, American photographer W.A. Bentley photographed thousands of snowflakes in his Vermont workshop. His painstakingly mounted images were remarkable revelations of nature's diversity, with no two snowflakes exactly alike, but all based on a common hexagon. In 1931, the American Meteorological Society gathered the best of these photos and had them published; that work has long been available as a Dover reprint edition. The present volume is an inexpensive selection of 72 of the best plates (containing over 850 copyright-free, black-and-white photographs) carefully selected from the larger Dover volume. An endless source of inspiration for artists, illustrators, designers, and craftspeople, these extraordinary images will be ideal for use in textile and wallpaper design, as well as a host of other creative projects.

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by Fenduvial (WorldCat user published 2008-08-03) Excellent Permalink

Snowflakes in Photographs is a collection of photos of actual snowflakes taken by W.A.Bentley ("Snowflake Bentley") in the early 1900s.  The images are beautiful and delicate, and it is awe inspiring to see the amount of complexity within one small flake.  A great coffee table book.

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