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Mathew Brady

Author: Barry Pritzker; Mathew B Brady
Publisher: [North Dighton, Ma.] : JG Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Best known for his powerful Civil War images, Mathew Brady was America's most famous photographer in the mid-19th century. This volume contains more than 70 of his most significant images. From Edward Curtis' haunting portraits to Ansel Adams' soaring vistas, this informative and visually compelling overview of America's most famous photographers traces the history and evolution of the black and white image and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Pictorial works
Portraits
Biography
Biography Portraits
Named Person: Mathew B Brady; Mathew B Brady
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Pritzker; Mathew B Brady
ISBN: 1572153423 9781572153424
OCLC Number: 857262946
Notes: Includes "List of Photographs."
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 37 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Portraits --
Contemporary life --
Battle scenes --
Camp scenes - List of photographs.
Responsibility: Barry Pritzker.

Abstract:

Best known for his powerful Civil War images, Mathew Brady was America's most famous photographer in the mid-19th century. This volume contains more than 70 of his most significant images. From Edward Curtis' haunting portraits to Ansel Adams' soaring vistas, this informative and visually compelling overview of America's most famous photographers traces the history and evolution of the black and white image and how it shaped our national view.

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