Photography in America: The Formative Years, 1839-1900
by William B. Welling
Publisher's Description
This is a reprint of a classic text considered by many to be the definitive history of the early years of American photography. Scrupulously researched and illustrated with facsimile reproductions from publications of the day and hundreds of photographs, this book offers a new perspective on the development of early processes and techniques. Special attention is given to early negative processes, photo-engraving, the origins of amateur photography, motion camera development, and the beginnings of art photography.
ISBN: 0826309534
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Paperback : 431 pages
Language: English
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