Beautifully designed and produced, with over 600 reproductions in tritone and four-color, The Origins of American Photography
chronicles the emergence of a new visual paradigm. Ranging from the introduction of the daguerreotype in 1839 through the Civil War and the exploration of the West to the rise of popular photography in the mid-1880s. This volume features works by all the leading practitioners of the time and by others who remain unidentified.
This essential volume is of interest to all scholars and enthusiasts of photography, and to anyone interested in the visual history of 19th century America.
Authors: Keith Davis Contributor: Jane Aspinwall
Hardcover, 358 pages, 606 tritone and color plates, 12.1" x 9.9"