Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Print Material

Title Brought to light : photography and the invisible, 1840-1900 / edited by Corey Keller ; with essays by Jennifer Tucker, Tom Gunning, Maren Groning.

Imprint [San Francisco] : San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  779.0747946 B797 2008    ---  Available
Description 215 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Exhibition held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oct. 11, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009 and at the Albertina Vienna, Mar. 20, 2009-June 6, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-209) and index.
Summary "Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Explores nineteenth-century photography's impact on science and popular culture. Includes reproductions of nearly 200 vintage photographs and scholarly essays by exhibition curator Corey Keller, cultural historian Jennifer Tucker, and film historian Tom Gunning" --Provided by Publisher.
Contents Sight unseen: picturing the invisible / Corey Keller -- The social photographic eye / Jennifer Tucker -- Invisible worlds, visible media / Tom Gunning -- "Almost a game of chance": Josef Maria Eder and scientific photography / Maren Groning.
Subject Photography -- Scientific applications -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Photography -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Keller, Corey.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Graphische Sammlung Albertina.
ISBN 9780300142105

Available items only