First Seen: Portraits of the World's Peoples, 1840-1870

First Seen: Portraits of the World's Peoples, 1840-1870

by Kathleen Stewart Howe
     
 

Within weeks of the almost simultaneous announcements of successful photographic processes in England and France, photographers set out to capture the world's people and races, classes and ranks, from intimate domestic portraits, to studies of the different, the exotic, the picturesque, and the unknown. Published in conjunction with a major traveling exhibition of… See more details below

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Within weeks of the almost simultaneous announcements of successful photographic processes in England and France, photographers set out to capture the world's people and races, classes and ranks, from intimate domestic portraits, to studies of the different, the exotic, the picturesque, and the unknown. Published in conjunction with a major traveling exhibition of more than 240 rare vintage images drawn from the Wilson Centre for Photography - one of the world's finest private collections - this book reveals these first encounters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899511078
Publisher:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
206

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