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Photography's Orientalism : new essays on colonial representation / edited by Ali Behdad and Luke Gartlan.
Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2013]
Physical Description:
215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
NX650.E85 P49 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This volume evolved from "Zoom out: the making and the unmaking of the 'Orient' through photography," held at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, May 6-7, 2010"--Title page verso.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Political aspects -- Middle East.
Imperialism in art.
Orientalism in art -- Middle East.
Photography -- Middle East -- History -- 19th century.
Behdad, Ali, 1961- editor of compilation.
Gartlan, Luke, editor of compilation.

  • The Orientalist photograph / Ali Behdad
  • What's photography got to do with it? / Christopher Pinney
  • The limits of circumscription / Mary Roberts
  • Alternative histories of photography in the Ottoman Middle East / Nancy Micklewright
  • Off the frame: the panoramic city albums of Istanbul / Esra Akcan
  • Two or three dimensions? scale, photography, and Egypt's pyramids / Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
  • Dandies on the pyramids: photography and German-speaking artists in Cairo / Luke Gartlan
  • Flash forward: pictures at war / Hannah Feldman
  • Travel albums and revisioning narratives: a case study in the Getty's Fleury "cachemire" album of 1908 / Rob Linrothe
  • The mute testimony of the picture: British paper photography and India / John Tagg.