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LOOKING AT DEATH. Barbara P. Norfleet. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1993. Published by David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc., Boston. 144 pp. with 112 ills. 23 x 25 cm. LC 92-75658 ISBN 0879239646 In English.
Presenting more than 100 photographs culled from the vast research archives of Harvard University, this catalogue explores in seven brief texts the social and psychological attitudes toward death reflected in diverse images dating from the 1840s to 1990, including Civil War battlefield views, documentary photographs of murder victims, depictions of funerary rites in New Guinea, portraits of dead children and studies of death scenes from theatrical productions.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Photography
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055391
Hardcover $40.00    

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