Industrial Madness: Commercial Photography in Paris, 1848-1871by Elizabeth Anne McCauley, Elizabeth A. McCauley
Pub. Date: 03/23/1994
Publisher: Yale University Press
In 1848 there were thirteen commercial photographic studios in the city of Paris. By 1871 this number had expanded to almost 400. This book is the first to analyze the origins of professional photography during the Second Empire and its transformation from a novel curiosity to a vital part of the urban environment.
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