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Author Edwards, Elizabeth, 1952-
Title The camera as historian [electronic resource] : amateur photographers and historical imagination, 1885-1918 / Elizabeth Edwards.
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  TR57 .E37 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xv, 326 p.) : ill. (some col.).
Series Objects/histories : critical perspectives on art, material culture, and representation
Objects/histories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Sacred monuments of the nation's growth and hope" : amateur photography and imagining the past -- "A credit to yourself and your country" : amateur photographers and the survey and record movement -- Unblushing realism : practices of evidence, style, and archive -- "To be a source of pride" : local histories and national identities -- "Doomed and threatened" : photography, disappearance, and survival -- "To quicken the instincts" : photographs as public history -- Afterlives and legacies : an epilogue.
Subject Photography -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Related To Print version: Edwards, Elizabeth,. The camera as historian. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012. 9780822350903 0822350904 9780822351047 0822351048 (DLC) 2011027454
ISBN 0822394634 (electronic bk.)
9780822394631 (electronic bk.)
9780822350903 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822350904 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822351047 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822351048 (pbk. : alk. paper)