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Examines the work of the official, press, and amateur photographers, and reproduces some 100 photographs from the archive of the Imperial War Museum, London, where Carmichael is Keeper of the Department of Photographs. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Examines the work of the official, press and amateur photographers of World War I, reproducing over 100 photographs from the archives of the Imperial War Museum and making us aware of the operations of propaganda and journalism during the period. This book should be of interest to general readers, as well as 20th century historians and war historians.
In this volume, Jane Carmichael has collected over 100 photographs from the archives of the Imperial War Museum in London, powerful photographs never before published, representing an extraordinary range of images. Carmichael focuses on the growing use of the photograph both as a medium for the masses and as a historical document. The book gather together a stunning collection of visual images from the conflict, underscoring the operations of propaganda and journalism, and enhancing our appreciation of the photographic documents of the war.