My likeness taken : daguerreian portraits in America (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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My likeness taken : daguerreian portraits in America

Author: Joan L Severa
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the nineteenth century - a time of great technical and cultural change - fashion was a cultivating force in the development of American society and was influenced by one's social status, geographic location, and economic standing. 'My Likeness Taken' is a collection of daguerreotype portraits of men, women, and children taken between 1840 and 1860. Selected from the top collections in the United States, each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Severa, Joan L., 1925-
My likeness taken.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607405972
Online version:
Severa, Joan L., 1925-
My likeness taken.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)608881840
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan L Severa
ISBN: 0873388372 9780873388375
OCLC Number: 57349159
Description: xix, 303 pages : portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword: The Daguerreian Era in America, 1840-1860 / Matthew R. Isenburg ix --
Daguerreotypes 1.
Responsibility: Joan L. Severa.

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During the 19th century fashion was a cultivating force in the development of American society, influenced by one's social status, geographic location, and economic standing. These daguerreotypes are  Read more...

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