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Edwards, Elizabeth, 1952-

The camera as historian : amateur photographers and historical imagination, 1885-1918 / Elizabeth Edwards.

Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
xv, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
TR57 .E37 2012 (LC)
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Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Photography -- Great Britain -- History.

  • "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.