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Daguerreotypes: Fugitive Subjects, Contemporary Objects

Lisa Saltzman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242033
eISBN:
9780226242170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What is the fate of photography? Displaced as a tool of identification by genetics and biometrics, dematerialized and dispersed as a document into the virtual archives of data centers and social ... More


Light Paints Itself: The Conditions of Photographic Representation

Theresa Levitt

in The Shadow of Enlightenment: Optical and Political Transparency in France 1789-1848

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199544707
eISBN:
9780191720178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544707.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Both Arago and Biot were central figures in the early history of photography in France. Each took up the side of one of the rival processes: Arago promoted Daguerre's silver plates and Biot Talbot's ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Saltzman

in Daguerreotypes: Fugitive Subjects, Contemporary Objects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242033
eISBN:
9780226242170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242170.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If something of the idea of the photograph both coalesces and comes undone in the static, durational video portraits that structure chapter four, there remains a bit more to be said. In a coda to ... More


The Rise of Photography

Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter relates the emergence of early photographic techniques, such as the Daguerreotype and calotype, with spectrum research, most notably through Fox Talbot and John Herschel. Early ... More


Likenesses of Lincoln

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines what would prove to be the second-oldest known Lincoln photo. The original picture had been taken in 1854 but had perished in 1871 in the great Chicago fire. In other cases, the ... More


Black Milk: Imagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Marcus Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199274574
eISBN:
9780191741784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274574.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the visual archives that effloresced around slavery in Brazil and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In its latter stages, the book ... More


The Mirror That Never Forgets

Douwe Draaisma

in Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the story “The Oval Portrait” (1842) by Edgar Allan Poe and its relation to the daguerreotype, which Poe enthusiastically wrote about in an article in 1840. It argues that in ... More


When I Awake with Thy Likeness

Rachel McBride Lindsey

in A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines family Bible portrait galleries within the context of studio portraiture and nineteenth-century notions of “likeness.” Portrait galleries for small, card-sized “carte de visite” ... More


‘All that is solid melts into air’: representing the Chartist crowd in 1848

Jo Briggs

in Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter two considers how, in depicting the Chartist crowd, forms typically linked with the fashioning of a stable middle-class identity proved slippery. In early April 1848 threatening working-class ... More


Photographic studies in the Hawthornes’ American Note-books

Jessie Morgan-Owens

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

When she edits the American Notebooks in the 1860s, Sophia Hawthorne will find passages that she calls ‘photographic studies.’ In this essay, Jessie Morgan-Owens examines each of Sophia Hawthorne’s ... More


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