Case histories : the packaging and presentation of the Victorian photographic portrait 1840-1875 / John Hannavy.
- Other Title:
- Case histories, the presentation of the Victorian photographic portrait
- [Suffolk, UK ; Easthampton, MA : Antique Collector's Club], 2005.
144 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
- Portrait photography -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Portrait photographers -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Pictorial works.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The cased photographic portrait was fashionable from the early 1840s until the end of the 1860s ... Case Histories examines the history of the portrait and its packaging as component parts of a single integrated industry. The book looks at the structure of the case, and its evolution, as well as exploring the range of materials used in case manufacture, the manufacturing techniques employed, and the emergence of moulding technology."--Book jacket.
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