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Dogs by Catherine Johnson

This charming new title is a collection of over 450 vintage photographs of dogs in all kinds of settings: under the Christmas table and in the sea; posing for a family portrait and being squeezed tightly by an over-enthusiastic toddler; a Chihuahua in a tea cup and a Great Dane standing as tall as its young owner. DOGS is an essential book for dog and animal lovers, presenting amateur, anonymous photographs of dogs from the turn of the century to the early 1950s in ordinary and extraordinary settings. Johnson's collection of photographs, in its unpretentious attitude and days-gone-by aesthetic, presents a snapshot of family life and shows man's timeless relationship with his "best friend".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714848037
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Catherine Johnson is Chair of the Photography Committee of the National Arts Club in New York. She began her career in photography representing British photographer Norman Parkinson in North America. She has edited two books, STIEGLITZ AND THE PHOTO-SECESSION 1902 (2002), and KARL BISSINGER: THE LUMINOUS YEARS (2003).

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