American Photographs: The First Century

American Photographs: The First Century

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American Photographs: The First Century by Merry A. Foresta, National Museum of American Art

In the nineteenth century, people from all walks of life embraced the new medium of photography with unparalleled enthusiasm. All of their aspirations and commonplace interests converge in the picture of nineteenth-century America vividly brought to life in American Photographs: The First Century. Seventy-nine colorplates are supplemented by over a hundred four-color images. More than two-thirds of these works are reproduced for the first time in this volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560987192
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 12/17/1996
Product dimensions: 9.54(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Merry A. Foresta has held the position of curator for photography at the National Museum of American Art since 1983.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 American Photographs: The First Century Chapter 4 Plates Chapter 5 Catalogue of the Exhibition Chapter 6 Afterword Chapter 7 Bibliography

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