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THE INVENTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND ITS IMPACT ON LEARNING: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM HARVARD UNIVERSITY AND RADCLIFFE COLLEGE AND FROM THE COLLECTION OF HARRISON D. HORBLIT. Ed. by Louise Todd Ambler and Melissa Banta. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Houghton Library and Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1989. Organized and published by Harvard University Library. Distributed by Harvard University Press, Cambridge. 108 pp. with 97 ills. 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 0674464354 In English.
Presents a wide range of mainly 19th- and early 20th-century images in its examination of photographs as resources important to scientists and historians as well as archivists and curators. Seven essays discuss the history of the medium's applications and the modern uses of the extensive Cambridge collections.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1800-1900 — Photography
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053339
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