Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor (pdf)

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Author Tanya Sheehan
Edition 1
Edition Year 2019
Format PDF
ISBN 9780271081106
Language English
Number Of Pages 216
Publisher Penn State University Press

Sheehan employs a trove of understudied materials to write a new history of photography, one that encompasses the rise of the commercial portrait studio in the 1840s, the popularization of amateur photography around 1900, and the mass circulation of postcards and other photographic ephemera in the twentieth century. She examines the racial politics that shaped some of the most essential elements of the medium, from the negative-positive process to the convention of the photographic smile…

Author

Tanya Sheehan

Edition

1

Edition Year

2019

Format

PDF

ISBN

9780271081106

Language

English

Number Of Pages

216

Publisher

Penn State University Press

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