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by William Culp Darrah

Category: Photography and Video
Subcategory: Photo and Art
Author: William Culp Darrah
ISBN: 091311605X
ISBN13: 978-0913116050
Language: English
Publisher: Darrah-Smith Books; First Edition edition (December 1, 1981)
Pages: 221
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Cartes de visites thrived from 1857 until 1900 and lasted into the 1920s. Darrah describes extensively the phenomenon in terms of the photographic revolution and the industry it fostered.

Cartes de visites thrived from 1857 until 1900 and lasted into the 1920s. Signed by the author on the title page.

William Culp Darrah (1909, Reading, Pennsylvania–1989, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) was an American professor of biology at Gettysburg College in. .Cartes de visite in ninteenth century photography (1981). Collins, Kathleen (1989).

William Culp Darrah (1909, Reading, Pennsylvania–1989, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) was an American professor of biology at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He was a specialist in paleobotany. He was also an authority on the history of photography, writing several books about 19th-century photo processes and photographers. As part of his interest in 19th-century photography, he assembled a collection of over 60,000 cartes-de-visite, which is now held at Penn State University. William Culp Darrah 1909-1989". History of Photography.

Cartes de Visite in Nineteenth Century Photography. Historical Perspective Of Early Twentieth Century Carboniferous Paleobotany In North America: In Memory Of William Culp Darrah.

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The carte de visite was an important predecessor of the digital image in its .

The carte de visite was an important predecessor of the digital image in its complicity with the virtual enactment of social ties, its propensity to destabilize public-private boundaries, and the performance of identity that it afforded. 1. This idea is supported by a recent explosion of books, articles, and symposia discussing what remains of photography as we know it in the wake of the shift to digital. 5. William C. Darrah, Cartes de Visite in Nineteenth Century Photography (Gettysburg, PA: W. C. Darrah, 1981), 24. 6. Cartes de Visite, The Art-Journal, Vol. VII (1861), 306.

William Culp Darrah was an American professor of biology at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. He was also a noted authority on the history of photography, writing several books about 19th-century photo processes and photographers. Darrah was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as well a member of Sigma Xi and the Botanical Society of America. Selected bibliography.

Darrah, William Culp Darrah also authored several books concerning the history of photography.

Darrah, William Culp. Abstract: Includes 62,608 cartes-de-visite and approximately 200 cabinet cards. photographers dominate the collection, although the work of photographers from several other countries-including Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Sweden Switzerland-is also represented. Darrah (1909-1989), a botanist and geologist, was professor of biology at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. Darrah also authored several books concerning the history of photography. Return to Table of Contents.

Cartes de visites thrived from 1857 until 1900 and lasted into the 1920s. Darrah describes extensively the phenomenon in terms of the photographic revolution and the industry it fostered. Dust jacket notes: "This book is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of cartes de visite, the most popular type of photographs in the nineteenth century. The narrative is divided into three parts: The History and Diversity of Cartes de Visite, a guide to seventy subjects that were extensively photographed in carte format, and The Documentation and Interpretation of Cartes de Visite. There are chapters on the photographer and his business, portraiture, portraits of celebrities, native peoples of the world, The Civil War, scenic cartes, and reproductions of works of art. There are 448 illustrations. The works of nearly a thousand photographers are cited in the book. The photographers are indexed alphabetically and geographically. There are also a subject index, bibliography and footnotes. Cartes de Visite, a major contribution to the history of photography, will be useful to archivists, librarians, historians, collectors and others who are interested in photographica or history of photography."
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