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Photography and the 1851 Great Exhibition / Anthony Hamber ; with a foreword by Tristram Hunt.

Author/Creator:
V & A Photography Centre (London, England), author.
Publication:
New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2018. , ©2018
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 394 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 32 cm + Includes chart.
Subjects:
V & A Photography Centre (London, England) -- Photograph collections -- Exhibitions.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Exhibitions.
Great Exhibition.
Photograph collections.
Photography -- History -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Photography.
Photography -- Exhibitions.
Form/Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
History.
Sources.
Exhibition catalogs.
Place of Publication:
United States Delaware New Castle.
England London.
Summary:
"This book is the first comprehensive study of the seminal gathering of photographs and photographic equipment that marked the global launch of the form. Published to accompany the opening of the V&A Photography Centre, the book makes extensive use of the V&A collections and archival material related to the 1851 Great Exhibition." -- provided by publisher.
Contents:
State of photography in 1851
Selecting photographs for the exhibition
Exhibiting photographs and photographic equipment
Photography, commercialism and contemporary illustration
Reports by the juries
Aftermath and legacy
Photographs and photographic equipment exhibited
Reports by the juries
list of Class X and Class XXX jurors
List of prize winners representing photography and relevant aspects of printing processes
Reports by the juries
catalogue of photographic illustrations
Reports by the juries
census of presentation copies
Photoscience: behind the negatives and their printing / Nicholas Burnett.
Notes:
Catalog to accompany the opening of the V&A Photography Centre, October 2018.
Includes chart with 2 plates: "Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations 1851, Plan Shewing the Disposition of the Goods in the Galleries. To accompany the report of the Royal Commissioners"--Inside back cover.
"Copyright 2018 by Anthony Hamber"--verso of title page.
"V&A Photographs ©2018 Victoria and Albert Museum, London"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Penn Chronology:
2018
Contributor:
Hamber, Anthony, author.
Hunt, Tristram, 1974- writer of foreword.
Oak Knoll Press, publisher.
V&A Publishing, publisher.
ISBN:
9781584563716
1584563710
9781851779833
1851779833
OCLC:
1077511575
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