American 19th Century Photography

 

(above: Self-Portrait of Edward S. Curtis)

 



Introduction

This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 19th Century Photography." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Introduction: Enlarging a Little Giant; essay by Harold Holzer (8/21/08)

Yosemite's Structure and Textures: Photographs by Eadweard Muybridge, Carleton Watkins, Ansel Adams, and Others (7/26/07)

A Photographic Portrait of Boston, 1840-1865 (3/2/06)

Visions of a Vanishing Culture: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian (10/1/04)

Through the Eye of the Camera: 19th and 20th Century Photography from the Royal & SunAlliance Collection (12/19/03)

Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement (12/11/03)

The Master Prints of Edward S. Curtis: Portraits of Native America (7/14/03)

History Past, History Present: The Daguerreotype Portrait in America (2/13/01)

Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (2/17/00)

Carleton Watkins: From Where the View Looked Best (11/18/99)

Drawing Shadows to Stone: Photographing North Pacific Peoples, 1897-1902 and Objects of Northern Life (6/15/99)

Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception (6/15/99)

Edward Curtis: The North American Indian (5/13/99)

Art of the Gold Rush (11/5/98)

Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the Califomia Gold Rush (8/8/98)

Art of the Gold Rush

 

Also see more Resource Library articles and essays on American photography: 19-20th Century, 20-21st Century

 

TFAO references:

A 11/29/13 search within TFAO's digital library retrieved:

1,400 pages referencing "Photography"

 

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