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Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Matthew Brower

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

Pictures of animals are now ubiquitous, but the ability to capture animals on film was a significant challenge in the early era of photography. This book takes us back to the time when Americans ... More


Camera Hunting in America

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter examines the 1890s American practice of camera hunting in relation to issues of gender and nationalism. In camera hunting, photographers adapted hunting techniques to assist in the ... More


The Photographic Blind

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter examines the development of the photographic blind as a technology for photographing animals in the years 1890–1910. The photographic blind is an enclosure that obscures the ... More


A Red Herring: The Animal Body, Representation, and Historicity

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter explores the conception of animality and animal representation at work prior to the development of live animal photography. It analyzes two photographs taken by Welsh photographer John ... More


Developing Animals

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Photography

This concluding chapter summarizes the arguments of the book and relates them to later developments in animal representation. By tracing the effects of photography on cultural conceptions of animals, ... More


The Appearance of Animals: Abbott Thayer, Theodore Roosevelt, and Concealing-Coloration

Matthew Brower

in Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter looks at Abbott Thayer’s use of photography to present and develop his theories of animal coloration, and the Thayer-Roosevelt debates over animal display in the years 1896–1921. Thayer ... More


The Empty Day

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the “empty days” of Thomas Sandler Roberts, a period when he was away from his work and would go to study birds. He used these periods to work towards his goal of assembling a ... More


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