Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence

Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence

by Sandra S. Phillips, Mark Haworth-Booth, Carol Squiers, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Staff
     
 
In the 150 years since its emergence, photography has become a primary police tool. Filled with mug shots, scenes of the crime, blood drenched victims, and other gruesome evidence, "Police Pictures" explores both the manipulation of images and the policing function of photography. Published in conjunction with a San Francisco Museum of Modern Art exhibit. Over 120

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In the 150 years since its emergence, photography has become a primary police tool. Filled with mug shots, scenes of the crime, blood drenched victims, and other gruesome evidence, "Police Pictures" explores both the manipulation of images and the policing function of photography. Published in conjunction with a San Francisco Museum of Modern Art exhibit. Over 120 full-color and duotone images.

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ISBN-13:
9780918471420
Publisher:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Publication date:
10/28/1997

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