|Henry Peach Robinson |
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This is the first book-length study of Victorian photograher Henry Peach Robinson. Famed for composite tableaux"Fading Away" used five negatives to recreate a dying girl amid the grievingRobinson strove to elevate photography from factual recording to "high art." His influential writings spread his views far beyond his Tunbridge Wells studio. Although the text is somewhat colorless, the meticulously documented chronology, bibliography, and exhibition history, as well as the superb plates, make this essential for any specialized photographic collection. Annette Melville, Research Lib. Group, Stanford, Cal.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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