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Creator:
Davidson, Bruce, 1933- photographer.
Title(s):

Seeing ourselves as an American sees us : a picture essay / by Bruce Davidson.

Published/Created:
[London] : [Stephens Press Ltd.], [April 12, 1961]
Physical Description:
pages 106-127 : chiefly illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TR654.D36 S4 1961+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: Typed letter signed, from Bruce Davidson to Henry Hacker, March 29, 2003, removed to artists' letters collection. The letter includes a brief mention of Davidson's work on the present picture essay.
"... When [Davidson] came to England last autumn it was with no preconceived picture of the country or the people, but with tremendous curiosity and a trained observer's eye. For three months he travelled round Britain from Scotland to Brighton, from London to Yorkshire. He was in London for a state visit, in Ambleside for a church bazaar, In Inverary for a wedding ... In this unique portfolio, Bruce Davidson has looked for the first time at this country, has captured his first impressions of Britain ..."--Page 107.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.
Photography, Artistic.
Photojournalism -- Great Britain.
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