A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard

A Curious and Ingenious Art: Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard

By: Melissa Banta (author), Sidney Verba (foreword_author)Hardback

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This volume contains a sample of Harvard's collection of daguerreotypes. Images contained include: the faces of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry James, and Tom Thumb; the moon; and slaves of the American South.

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About Author

Melissa Banta is the Adler curatorial associate at the Weissman Preservation Center at Harvard University Library. She is coauthor of "The Invention of Photography and Its Impact on Learning, A Timely Encounter: Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Japan, " and "From Site to Sight: Anthropology, Photography, and the Power of Imagery."

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780877457244
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780877457244
  • weight: 989
  • ISBN10: 0877457247

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