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Photographed By Bachrach. 125 Years of American Portraiture. WITH TWO ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS.

Collins, Douglas

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ISBN 10: 084781615X / ISBN 13: 9780847816156
Published by Rizzoli, New York, 1992
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Folio. 192pp. As new. LAID-IN ARE TWO ORIGINAL BACHRACH PORTRATRAIT PHOTOGRAPHS, ONE SIGNED "BACHRACH" IN PENCIL, AND DATED 1917. The signed, dated photograph, of an attractive woman in pearls, shows tears to the edge, not affecting printed area. The second photograph, stamped "Bradford Bachrach," shows a teen-age girl, ca. 1955. A superb copy,with very special added items. Bookseller Inventory # 006141

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Title: Photographed By Bachrach. 125 Years of ...

Publisher: Rizzoli, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Looks at the history of America's oldest photography company, discusses their traditional style of portraiture, and shows photographs of politicians and celebrities

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No photography studio in American history has achieved the fame of Bachrach, whose impressive work is here chronicled through informative text and carefully selected photographs. Since Bachrach photographed Lincoln giving the Gettysburg Address in 1863, every American president has been photographed by the family-owned studio. The studio achieved its stature in part by presenting its clients in a softly focused and flattering light. The distinctive mood of the black-and-white photographs is intriguing, as is the judicious use of muted color in more recent photographs. Included here are engaging portraits of Joseph Kennedy and family and many other celebrities ranging from Duke Ellington to Meryl Streep. A text by Collins and an introduction by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. are woven among the well-reproduced photographs, making this book as much family history as photographic critique--a definite strength. Highly recommended.
- Raymond Bial, Parkland Coll. Lib., Champaign, Ill.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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