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V & A Photography Centre (London, England), author.

Photography and the 1851 Great Exhibition / Anthony Hamber ; with a foreword by Tristram Hunt.

New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press ; London : V&A Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
xx, 394 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 32 cm + Includes chart.
Reference Library
TR646.G72 L66838 2018 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Catalog to accompany the opening of the V&A Photography Centre, October 2018.
Includes chart with 2 plates: "Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations 1851, Plan Shewing the Disposition of the Goods in the Galleries. To accompany the report of the Royal Commissioners"--Inside back cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Exhibitions.
Great Exhibition.
Photography -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Photography -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- History -- Exhibitions.
V & A Photography Centre (London, England) -- Photograph collections -- Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs.
Hamber, Anthony, author.
Hunt, Tristram, 1974- writer of foreword.
Oak Knoll Press, publisher.
V&A Publishing, publisher.

  • State of photography in 1851
  • Selecting photographs for the exhibition
  • Exhibiting photographs and photographic equipment
  • Photography, commercialism and contemporary illustration
  • Reports by the juries
  • Aftermath and legacy
  • Photographs and photographic equipment exhibited
  • Reports by the juries - list of Class X and Class XXX jurors
  • List of prize winners representing photography and relevant aspects of printing processes
  • Reports by the juries - catalogue of photographic illustrations
  • Reports by the juries - census of presentation copies
  • Photoscience: behind the negatives and their printing / Nicholas Burnett.