Photography's Beginnings: A Visual History Featuring the Collection of Wm. B. Becker

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A lovely survey of the photography of the 19th century and early 20th-century, with examples of all types of images from daguerreotypes to autochromes to silver gelatin prints. Texts by John B. Cameron and William B. Becker; introduction by H. K. Henisch. 176 pages; color and duo-toned b&w plates throughout; 10.5 x 8.75 inches.

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Book Description Oakland University/Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Rochester, MI, 1989. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Paperback Edition. 176 pp, preface, acknowledgments, Introduction by H.K. Henisch, A Closer Look: New Perspectives on Photography's Past; Early Photography and Art History; The Images: 1-7 From the Start; 8-13 The First Masters; 14-33 American Classics; 34-58 Industrious Developments; 59-66 the Folk Tradition; 67-84 Family Album; 85-96 Faces and Souls; 97-104 A Dramatic Interlude; 105-138 gateway to the World; 139-157 Confections, Concoctions, Creations; 158-173 An Explosion of Color; 174-186 A New Lightr; 187-193 A Modrn Eye; notes to the illustrations, a primer on process, afterword. First Paperback Edition, 1989. "This book offers a deries of purely visual delights whcih are drawn from everyday portraiture, from views created for the tourist market, as well as from the studios of those who styled themselves 'photographic artists'. Many of these images are one-of-a-kind, such as the daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and autochromes. One of the goals of this book is to provide scholars and enthusiasts access to a wealth of beautiful and significant photographs that have rarely before been seen" from the Preface. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Oblong pictorial paperback Size: Oblong Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 000604

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Book Description Oakland University, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, 1989. Soft Cover. Oblong quarto sized in collor illustrated softcovers; 176 pps. Illustrated. Lavishly illustrated retrospective of the development of photography in the 19th century, beginning with examples from the 1840s. Issued in conjunction with an exhibition of the photography collection of WM. B. Becker at the Meadowbrook Art Gallery in Rochester, Michigan. A generally fine, slight cocked copy. Bookseller Inventory # E4632B

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