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The mass image : a social history of photomechanical reproduction in Victorian London

Author: Gerry Beegan; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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Walter Benjamin's The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936) identified the cultural shift that occurred at the end of the nineteenth century, when photomechanical techniques destabilized existing visual hierarchies and helped initiate the modern media. The Mass Image provides the first substantial account of the emergence of the photographically reproduced image as it traces the expansion of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Beegan, Gerry, 1953-
Mass image.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007046012
(OCoLC)222592023
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Beegan; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230589926 0230589928
OCLC Number: 314769784
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Mass Reproduction and the Mass Audience --
Imaging the City: London and the Media in the 1890s --
Wood Engraving: Facsimile and Fragmentation --
Process Reproduction and the Image Assembly Line --
The Illustration of the Everyday --
The Photograph on the Page --
Learning to Read the Halftone --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Social history of photomechanical reproduction in Victorian London
Responsibility: Gerry Beegan.
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The Mass Image situates the creation of the first photographically illustrated magazines within the social relations of the emerging popular culture of late Victorian London. It demonstrates how  Read more...

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