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The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Roddy Simpson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book, which is an introduction to the photography of Victorian Scotland, provides an understanding of the multi-faceted nature of photography and its inter-relationship with other activities in ... More


Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India

Zahid R. Chaudhary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677481
eISBN:
9781452946023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677481.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This book provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering ... More


Introduction: In the Portrait Gallery of American Literature

Sarah Blackwood

in The Portrait's Subject: Inventing Inner Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652597
eISBN:
9781469652610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652597.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter sketches the main argument of the book, namely that after the invention of photography, portraiture’s changing symbolic and aesthetic practices helped produce new ideas about human inner ... More


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