Larry J. Schaaf

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Tracings of Light: Sir John Herschel and the Camera Lucida--Drawings from the Graham Nash Collection
by Larry J. Schaaf
Publisher's Description
For all interested in the origins of photography, this book presents a comprehensive selection of the drawings Sir John Herschel, one of the originators of photography, produced using his camera lucida. Herschel produced a "remarkable body of work utilizing the camera lucida that demonstrates an important early confluence of the traditions of drawing and the newly invented art of photography."--the publisher. Over 300 of Herschel's drawings, spanning from 1809 to 1865, are contained in this collection.
ISBN: 0933286554
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Hardcover : 119 pages
Language: English
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