The Photographic World and Humour of Cuthbert Bede

The Photographic World and Humour of Cuthbert Bede

by Bridget Ann Henisch, Heinz K. Henisch
     
 
Cuthbert Bede, or the Reverend Edward Bradley, was a mid-19th century rural cleric in England and author of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green (1853-57) and Photographic Pleasures (1855), the first book devoted to photographic humor. In this volume, H. Henisch (history, emeritus, Penn State U.) and B. Henisch (former lecturer in medieval English, U. of Reading, UK)

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Cuthbert Bede, or the Reverend Edward Bradley, was a mid-19th century rural cleric in England and author of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green (1853-57) and Photographic Pleasures (1855), the first book devoted to photographic humor. In this volume, H. Henisch (history, emeritus, Penn State U.) and B. Henisch (former lecturer in medieval English, U. of Reading, UK) provide a lively biography of Bede, as well as an insightful portrait of the cultural atmosphere in which he lived and worked. Includes some 50 b&w reproductions of Bede's cartoons. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773470095
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
Studies in Photographic Arts
Pages:
236

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