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Author Pinson, Stephen C.
Title Speculating Daguerre : art and enterprise in the work of L. J. M. Daguerre / Stephen C. Pinson.
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Book Cover
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 Floor3  TR140.D3 P56 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description ix, 313 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The reign of speculation -- Operatic enterprises -- The panorama effect -- Lookers -- Optical naturalism -- Theatrical landscapes -- The museum as laboratory -- Nature's palette: fixed and modifiable views -- An artist's "fortune" -- 1814-1825 -- 1825-1830 -- 1830-1839 -- Speculating Daguerre -- Counterproof -- Permanence -- Monuments -- A catalogue of works attributed to Daguerre -- Works on paper -- Paintings -- Daguerreotypes -- Appendix 1: Daguerre's addresses in Paris -- Appendix 2: chronology -- Appendix 3: a primer on the early history of photography..
Subject Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé, 1787-1851.
Photography -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780226669113 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226669114 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 655303484