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The history of photography : from 1839 to the present

Author: Beaumont Newhall
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art, Boston : Distributed by New York Graphic Society Books 2012. ©1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Completely revised and enlarged editionView all editions and formats
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Traces the evolution of photography and offers vivid illustrations of technical innovations in this visual form of communication.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beaumont Newhall
ISBN: 9780870703812 0870703811
OCLC Number: 1004393251
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. The Elusive Image --
2. Invention --
3. The Daguerreotype: The Mirror With a Memory --
4. The Calotype: The Pencil of Nature --
5. Portraits for the Million --
6. Art Photography --
7. "A New Form of Communication" --
8. The Conquest of Action --
9. Pictorial Photography --
10. Straight Photography --
11. In Quest of Form --
12. Instant Vision --
13. Documentary Photography --
14. Photojournalism --
15. In Color --
16. New Directions.
Responsibility: Beaumont Newhall.

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Traces the evolution of photography and offers vivid illustrations of technical innovations in this visual form of communication.

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