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The Resource Mathew Brady : portraits of a nation, Robert Wilson

Mathew Brady : portraits of a nation, Robert Wilson

Label
Mathew Brady : portraits of a nation
Title
Mathew Brady
Title remainder
portraits of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Robert Wilson
Title variation
Portraits of a nation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the visual historian illuminates his role in establishing photography as a valued documenting tool, analyzing his portraits of period dignitaries and his self-sacrificing effort to capture images of the Civil War
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
  • 770.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TR140.B7
  • TR140.B7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Mathew Brady : portraits of a nation, Robert Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-261) and index
Contents
Introduction: "Photo by Brady" -- "A craving for light" -- "This great national map" -- "In daguerreotypes...we beat the world" -- "Large copies from small originals" -- "Startling likenesses of the great" -- "Wonderful strangers" -- "Last place...to see the nation whole" -- "Illustrations of camp life" -- "A continuous roll of musketry" -- "More eloquent than the sternest speech" -- "The terrible reality and earnestness of war" -- "Brady and the Lilliputians" -- "Rebel invasion" -- "That memorable campaign" -- "The ball has opened" -- "A photographic pantheon" -- "Familiar as household words" -- "The stings of poverty" -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Control code
sky255668415
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 273 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781620402030
Lccn
2013016928
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), portraits, photographs
Label
Mathew Brady : portraits of a nation, Robert Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-261) and index
Contents
Introduction: "Photo by Brady" -- "A craving for light" -- "This great national map" -- "In daguerreotypes...we beat the world" -- "Large copies from small originals" -- "Startling likenesses of the great" -- "Wonderful strangers" -- "Last place...to see the nation whole" -- "Illustrations of camp life" -- "A continuous roll of musketry" -- "More eloquent than the sternest speech" -- "The terrible reality and earnestness of war" -- "Brady and the Lilliputians" -- "Rebel invasion" -- "That memorable campaign" -- "The ball has opened" -- "A photographic pantheon" -- "Familiar as household words" -- "The stings of poverty" -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Control code
sky255668415
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 273 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781620402030
Lccn
2013016928
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), portraits, photographs

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