1991 NEW 1st Ed. “America & the Daguerreotype” by John Wood .
“America and the Daguerreotype” Edited by John Wood
Published by Univ of Iowa Press, Iowa City, Iowa (1991)
ISBN 10: 0877456755
ISBN 13: 9780877456759
Univ of Iowa Press, Iowa City, Iowa, 1991.
Condition: NEW. It is still in its original publishers shrink-wrap.
Dimensions: 12″H 9¾”W
This book is an appreciation of daguerreian art which brings together 200 previously unpublished images (28 in color). There are many interesting and compelling examples (see below for a small sample of 7 out of the 200).
The American Portrait…by John Wood
The Alternative Aesthetic: The Langenheim Brothers and the Introduction of the Calotype in America…by Dolores Kilgo
Landscape in Limbo…by John Stilgoe
Sex, Death, and Daguerreotypes…by David Stannard
The Progress of Civilization: The American Occupational Daguerreotype…by Brooks Johnson
Captured Without Resistance: A Social View of the American Militia…by John Graf
Silver Plates on a Golden Shore: “The Real Thing Itself”…by Peter Palmquist
The Contemporary Daguerreotype…by Jeanne Verhulst
…with notes on the plates and bibliography for further reading.