Asia-Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s
By (author) Gael Newton
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Picture Paradise by Gael Newton
Book DescriptionPicture Paradise chronicles the transmission and adoption of new developments in photography from Europe to the Asia-Pacific region. It is the first survey of the early photography from this diverse region covering India and Sri Lanka, Southeast and East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, to the West Coast of North America. It includes pioneer local photographers as well as European photographers working in the region and reveals the rich heritage and the many outstanding achievements of the first century of photography in the Asia-Pacific region. Picture Paradise features over seventy photographs and albums ranging from gem-like daguerreotype portraits through to the revolution in the mass production of views and portraits on paper made possible by the wet-plate and dry-plate glass negative-positive process, and on to the modern era of small format film cameras and photojournalism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780642541758
(270mm x 220mm x 10mm)
Imprint: National Gallery of Australia
Publisher: National Gallery of Australia
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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Drawn from the National Gallery of Australia's extensive Anton Bruehl collection of black and white and colour photographs, magazine prints and printers proofs, this book is a must for anyone interested in photography, advertising and popular culture.
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