New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. Hardcover. VG+/VG+. Charcoal cloth. Bw photographic dj in Mylar cover. xxii, 383 pp. with 79 duotone and 196 bw plates with 1 folding. Illustrated and annotated catalogue of 253 works, many rare or unique, culled from the Gilman Paper Company Collection, the most important private collection of photographs in the world. The six chapters of text cover the period from the birth of photography in 1839 to the modern era with a provocative new vision of the 20th century. Artists represented include Roger Fenton, Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, Nadar, Gustave Le Gray, Mathew Brady, Timothy O'Sullivan, and Carleton Watkins. Contains 253 fascinating full-page photographs.
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