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British Photography in the 19th Century By Mike Weaver

British Photography in the 19th Century by Mike Weaver

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The 22 essays in this book aim to be lucid and accessible, and examine the work of 17 fine art photographers from a cultural and critical perspective. The aesthetic qualities of photographers such as Fox Talbot and Roger Fenton are examined, as is the relationship between art and science.

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The camera and the other drawing machines, Doug Nickel; Henry Fox Talbot - conversation pieces, Mike Weaver; "Born like Minerva" - D.O.Hill and the origins of photography, Duncan Macmillan; David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, Sara Stevenson; Calvert Richard Jones of Swansea, Rollin Buckman; John Dillwyn Llewelyn - instantaneity and transcience, Christopher Titterrington; Benjamim Brecknell Turner, Mark Haworth-Booth; photography and topography - Tintern Abbey, David Harris; Roger Fenton - landscape and still life, Mike Weaver; O.G.Rejlander - art studies, Stephanie Spencer; Henry Peach Robinson - the grammar of art, Margaret F.Harker; Clementina, Viscountess Hawarden - "Studies from Life", Virginia Dodier; Julia Margaret Cameron - the stamp of divinity, Mike Weaver; aesthetic aspects of the photomechanical print, Anne Kelsey Hammond; art and science in P.H.Emerson's naturalistic vision, Ellen Handy; the correspondence between P.H.Emerson and J.Harvard Thomas, Fiona Pearson; Emerson overturned - "On English Lagoons" and "Marsh Leaves", Ian Jeffrey; George Davidson - impressionist and anarchist, Brian Coe; Frederick Evans - the spiritual harmonies of architecture, Anne Kelsey Hammond; J. Craig Annan and D.Y.Cameron in North Holland, William Buchanan; Adolf de Meyer - "L'Apres-midi d'un faune", Michele Penhall; Malcolm Arbuthnot - the end of pictorialism, Melinda Boyd Parsons.

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British Photography in the 19th Century: The Fine Art Tradition by Mike Weaver
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Cambridge University Press
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