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MAGICIANS OF LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA. James Borcoman. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1993. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 296 pp. with 117 ills. (5 col.). 30 x 24 cm. LC 93-240915 ISBN 0888846274 In English.
Showcases a notable selection of thematically and stylistically diverse images spanning the history of photography, presenting substantial individual analyses and full-page reproductions of works by Talbot, Hill and Adamson, Le Gray, Notman, O'Sullivan, Muybridge, Atget, Stieglitz, Strand, Weston, Rodchenko, Cartier-Bresson, Siskind, Arbus, Witkin and some 100 other international figures. A summary listing of the more than 1200 photographers represented in the Gallery's holdings reflects the prevalence of 19th- and early 20th-century works in the collection.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Photography
Plans: 01,05,06,07,15,17,25
Worldwide Number: 024206
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