The Mass Image: A Social History of Photomechanical Reproduction in Victorian London / Edition 1

The Mass Image: A Social History of Photomechanical Reproduction in Victorian London / Edition 1

by Gerry Beegan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230553273

ISBN-13: 9780230553279

Pub. Date: 02/15/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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 photomechanical reproduction allowed the illustrated press to envisage modern life on a much more intense scale than ever before.  See more details below

Overview

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 photomechanical reproduction allowed the illustrated press to envisage modern life on a much more intense scale than ever before.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230553279
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of 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

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