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26%OFFSteven Heller - A History of Photography - From 1839 to the present - 9783836540995 - V9783836540995
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A History of Photography - From 1839 to the present

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Description for A History of Photography - From 1839 to the present Hardcover. George Eastman - the founder of Kodak - died in 1932, and left his house to the University of Rochester. Since 1949 the site has operated as an international museum of photography and film. This title shows in chronological order the most impressive images and the most important developments in the art of light that is photography. Editor(s): Heller, Steven. Num Pages: 766 pages, Illustrations (some colour), ports. (some colour). BIC Classification: 3JH; 3JJ; 3JM; AJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 199 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1330.
George Eastman's career developed in a particularly American way. The founder of Kodak progressed from a delivery boy to one of the most important industrialists in American history, and a crucial innovator in photographic history. Eastman died in 1932, and left his house to the University of Rochester. Since 1949 the site has operated as an international museum of photography and film, and today holds the largest collection of its kind in the world, containing over 400,000 images and negatives-among them the work of such masters as Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, and Ansel Adams. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Taschen GmbH
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
768
Place of Publication
Cologne, Germany
ISBN
9783836540995
SKU
V9783836540995
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Reviews for A History of Photography - From 1839 to the present
An intelligent introduction to the history of photography. In every respect, an outstanding work. Substantial in scope and depth. The George Eastman House Collection is invaluable to anybody interested in photography.

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