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Bellocq: Photographs from Storyville, the Red-Light District of New Orleans 
 
  
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Hardcover 
83 pages 
Random House 
Published 1996 
  
Ingram 
  
A stunning collection of fifty-two dramatic tritone portrait photographs captures the world of prostitutes in New Orleans during the early twentieth century, accompanied by an incisive critical analysis of the enigmatic photographer and his work. 10,000 first printing.  
  
 
  
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An expanded and revised edition of the famous book of portraits of prostitutes in turn-of-the-century New Orleans, the inspiration for the Louis Malle film Pretty Baby. This new edition includes 52 tritone photos printed in a large format. The text from the original edition--by John Szarjowski, former director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art--is reprinted here, along with a new Introduction by Susan Sontag.  
  
 
  
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An expanded and revised edition of the famous book of portraits of prostitutes in turn-of-the-century New Orleans, the inspiration for the Louis Malle film Pretty Baby. This new edition includes 52 tritone photos printed in a large format. The text from the original edition--by John Szarjowski, former director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art--is reprinted here, along with a new Introduction by Susan Sontag.
 
  
 
  

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E. J. Bellocq
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