Bear, Jordan, Disillusioned , 
- Disillusioned : Victorian photography and the discerning subject / Jordan Bear.
- University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
- Reference LibraryTR148 .B43 2015 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- "Examines how photographic trickery in the 1850s and 1860s participated in the fashioning of the modern subject. Integrates images of the Victorian period into a new and expansive interpretive framework by locating specific mechanisms of photographic deception"--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-190) and index.
- Introduction: the history of photography and the problem of knowledge -- See for yourself : visual discernment and photography's appearance -- Shadowy organization : combination photography, illusion, and conspiracy -- Same time tomorrow : serial photographs and the structure of industrial vision -- Hand in hand : gender and collaboration in Victorian photography -- Signature style : Francis Frith and the rise of corporate photographic authorship -- Indistinct relics : discerning the origins of photography -- The limits of looking : the tiny, distant, and rapid subjects of photography. Conclusion : "normal" photography : the legacy of a history.
- Subject Terms:
- Photography -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.Trick photography -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.