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Darwin's camera : art and photography in the theory of evolution

Author: Phillip Prodger
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Darwin's Camera tells the extraordinary story of how Charles Darwin produced one of the world's first photographically illustrated science books.

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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Prodger
ISBN: 9780195150315 0195150317
OCLC Number: 868738056
Description: XXV, 283 p. : il., retr. ; 26 cm
Contents: Phtographic plates from Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1871) ; 1. Darwin's Art Collection ; 2. Art, Experience, and Observation ; 3. Darwin and the Passions ; 4. Illustration and Illusion ; 5. Photography and Evolution Meet ; 6. Method to Their Madness ; 7. Laughing and Crying ; 8. Darwin's Eyes and Ears ; 9. Darwin's Art Photographer ; 10. Rejlander's Performances ; 11. Alice, Eugenics, and the Spirit World ; Appendix: Oscar Rejlander's letters to Darwin ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Phillip Prodger.

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the book is invitingly designed and well-illustrated * Art Newspaper * Philip Prodgers * William Baker, Years Work in English Studies *

 
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