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Developing animals : wildlife and early American photography

Developing animals : wildlife and early American photography

Author: Matthew Brower
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Pictures of animals are now ubiquitous, but the ability to capture animals on film was a significant challenge in the early era of photography. In Developing Animals, Matthew Brower takes us back to the time when Americans started taking pictures of the animal kingdom, at the beginning of the twentieth century, the moment when photography became a mass medium and wildlife photography an increasingly popular genre.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brower, Matthew, 1971-
Developing animals.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010036228
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Brower
ISBN: 9780816674961 0816674965 9781452946191 1452946191
OCLC Number: 704273001
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Capturing Animals --
A Red Herring: The Animal Body, Representation, and Historicity --
Camera Hunting in America --
The Photographic Blind --
The Appearance of Animals: Abbott Thayer, Theodore Roosevelt, and Concealing-Coloration.
Responsibility: Matthew Brower.


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"In seeking to further our understanding of animal representations, Matthew Brower poses exactly the right question by asking not why we look at animals but how we look at them. Reframing the Read more...

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