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Patriziadi Bello - Women´s Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers and Flirts - 9780754658559 - V9780754658559
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Women´s Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers and Flirts

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Description for Women´s Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers and Flirts Hardback. At a time when photographic album-making is being re-vitalised by digital technologies, this book rewrites the history of photographic albums, placing the female collector at its centre and offering an alternative history of photography focused on its uses rather than on its aesthetic or artistic considerations. Num Pages: 200 pages, Includes 20 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; AJ; HBJD1; HBLL; HBT; JFSJ1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 164 x 20. Weight in Grams: 448.
This beautifully illustrated study recaptures the rich history of women photographers and image collectors in nineteenth-century England. Situating the practice of collecting, exchanging and displaying photographs and other images in the context of feminine sociability, Patrizia Di Bello shows that albums express Victorian women's experience of modernity. The albums of individual women, and the broader feminine culture of collecting and displaying imagesare examined, uncovering the cross-references and fertilizations between women's albums and illustrated periodicals, and demonstrating the way albums and photography, itself, were represented in women's magazines, fashion plates, and popular novels. Bringing a sophisticated eye to overlooked images such ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
Number of Pages
200
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780754658559
SKU
V9780754658559
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Patriziadi Bello
Patrizia Di Bello is lecturer in the history and theory of photography at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

Reviews for Women´s Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers and Flirts
'Patrizia Di Bello's Women's Albums and Photography in Victorian England examines a fascinating aspect of photographic practice, the production by women of elaborated albums full of creative invention and wit. These albums provide a window both into the real lives of these women, often confined to the domestic realm and to finely nuanced codes of etiquette, and into their fantasies ... Read more

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