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Author Wolfe, Byron, 1967- author, photographer.

Title Phantom skies & shifting ground : landscape, culture, and rephotography in Eadweard Muybridge's Illustrations of Central America / by Byron Wolfe & Scott Brady.

Publication Info. Santa Fe, NM : Radius Books ; Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, [2017]
New York, NY : Available through D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers


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Description 193 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 x 32 cm + 1 pamphlet (36 unnumbered pages : facsimiles ; 25 x 29 cm) glued to front pastedown
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes facsimile reproduction of portions of: The Pacific Coast of Central America and Mexico, the Isthmus of Panama, Guatemala, and the cultivation and shipment of coffee / illustrated by Muybridge. San Francisco, 1876.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-192).
Summary In 1875, after being acquitted for the murder of his wife's lover, Eadweard Muybridge spent a year photographing along the Central American Pacific Coast, particularly in Guatemala and Panamá. Upon his return to California in 1876, he published a very limited number of albums of the photographs (11 are known), each of which was unique in size and scope. In 2007, photographer Byron Wolfe (born 1967) tracked down and cataloged every known Muybridge Central American photograph. Then, with cultural geographer Scott Brady, he traveled to many of Muybridge's sites to rephotograph them. Through photographic collage, interpretive rephotography, illustrations and essays, this book examines an exceptionally rare series by Muybridge. Also included is a catalogue of every known Muybridge Central American picture.
Subject Wolfe, Byron, 1967-
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. (OCoLC)fst00038765
Wolfe, Byron, 1967- (OCoLC)fst01610277
Photography, Artistic. (OCoLC)fst01061964
Landscape photography -- Central America.
Photography, Artistic.
Pacific Coast (Central America) -- Pictorial works.
Central America -- Pictorial works.
Landscape photography. (OCoLC)fst00992030
Central America. (OCoLC)fst01244535
Central America -- Pacific Coast. (OCoLC)fst01243510
Genre/Form Illustrated works. (OCoLC)fst01423873
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
Repeat photography.
Added Author Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. Pacific Coast of Central America and Mexico, the Isthmus of Panama, Guatemala, and the cultivation and shipment of coffee. Selections.
Brady, Scott (Geographer), author.
Added Title Phantom skies and shifting ground
ISBN 1942185146 (hardback)
9781942185147 (hardback)

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