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Images of America : A Panorama of History in Photographs

by Alexis Doster

Other authors: Amy Donovan (Editor), Patricia Gallagher (Editor)

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The book explores six generations of American life: from telescope-maker Henry Fitz, who used Daguerre's then-revolutionary process of 1839 to create an image of his face, to the electronic and digital technology of 1989, photography's 150th anniversary.

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A rather slim, but well-selected and annotated collection of American photography from 1839 to 1989. Rather than famous events or people, the book focuses on everyday folks and occurrences of the times. ( )
  burnit99 | Jan 19, 2007 |
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The book explores six generations of American life: from telescope-maker Henry Fitz, who used Daguerre's then-revolutionary process of 1839 to create an image of his face, to the electronic and digital technology of 1989, photography's 150th anniversary.

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