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Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine

A Victorian Photographer Abroad

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        StatementPrinceton University Press
        PublishersPrinceton University Press
        LC ClassificationsDecember 22, 2003
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 130 p. :
        Number of Pages50
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        ISBN 10069111515X

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He then published his views in England and America in a variety of formats, becoming something of a celebrity in photographic circles. The reproductions are excellent and close to the originals. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.

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Association Copy copy that belonged to someone connected with the author or the contents of a book. This discourse has been marginalized, omitted, or ignored in modern studies of the images. Shipping and insurance charges are additional. This volume explores how the visual arts are presenting and responding to Christian theology and demonstrates how modern and contemporary artists and artworks have actively engaged in conversation with Christianity.

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Within this cultural formation Frith could use the new technology of photography as an art to convince his Victorian audience of the authenticity of biblical sites and, implicitly, the historical validity of biblical narrative. Nickel presents a new, convincing characterization of Frith in this book and reframes familiar expectations of the medium and the period. Camera Arts This groundbreaking survey of international photography, which examines the discipline across the full range of its uses by both professionals and amateurs, has been expanded and brought up to date for this second edition.

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Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine : a Victorian photographer abroad

The back contains a paper strip with the number, title and a description of the image. Paul Getty Museum MalibuJuly 16 to October 6, 1996 This information is published from the Museum's collection database. Candy Gunther Brown Journal of Religion From the Inside Flap "This work leads not only to a better understanding of Frith, but also to a new perspective on the intellectual and cultural history of nineteenth-century photographic practice.

This book, the first to place Frith's Egyptian and Levantine images in cultural context, reveals the distinct meanings these ostensibly "topographic" pictures held for the photographer and his Victorian audience. Typically early printed books and especially manuscripts. Through his own enterprise, Frith became wealthy at a comparatively young age and decided to combine business with pleasure. Stereographs and mammoth prints presented compelling visual conditions for viewer identification, while other Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine, such as the photographs in Egypt and Palestine, needed the enhancement of texts.