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Camera Aloft : Edward Steichen in the Great War

Author: Von Hardesty; Gene Eisman
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge centennial of flight.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite his status as a seminal figure in modern photography, Edward Steichen's pivotal role in adapting the camera for military purposes in World War I has been overlooked by both military and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Biography
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Edward Steichen; Edward Steichen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Von Hardesty; Gene Eisman
ISBN: 9780521820554 0521820553
OCLC Number: 907295720
Description: xvi, 194 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Taking the camera aloft --
War and exile --
A new life in the military --
Over there --
The world of air observation --
Taking charge --
Over the front --
War and photography --
Appendix: Life at the cutting edge: the photo sections.
Series Title: Cambridge centennial of flight.
Responsibility: von Hardesty ; researcher, Gene Eisman.

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