Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Edwards, Elizabeth, 1952-
Title:
The camera as historian : amateur photographers and historical imagination, 1885-1918 / Elizabeth Edwards.
Published / Created:
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
xv, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Collection:
Reference Library
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Contents:
"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.
Subject Terms:
Photography -- Great Britain -- History. | Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.