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A Curious and Ingenious Art

Reflections on Daguerreotypes at Harvard

by Melissa Banta

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Of Iowa Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Special kinds of photography,
  • Photograph collections,
  • History,
  • Collection And Preservation Of Photographs,
  • Universities,
  • Techniques - General,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Essays,
  • USA,
  • Library,
  • Photography / Techniques,
  • General,
  • Organizations & Institutions,
  • Cambridge,
  • Daguerreotype,
  • Harvard University,
  • Massachusetts

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSidney Verba (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8111853M
    ISBN 100877457247
    ISBN 109780877457244

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