Thompson, John

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New York, NY
St Martin's Press
s. p.
hc. in ill. dustjacket
139 photos on 66 monochrome plates
Text engl. - Other ed.: London: Academy Editions Ltd. (a division of John Wiley & Sons Ltd.), ISBN 0902620630; 9780902620636. - „139 photos of varying sizes printed in sepia mainly of girls from Victorian times. Include examples by notable photographers such as Robert Fenton, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Rejlander, Octavius Hill, Robert Crawshay, Nadar, Hills and Saunders, Disderi, John Thompson, Francis Bedford, Frith of Reigate, Rita Martin, Bassano and many others. From family snaps and groups, to street girls - 5 dark, blurry pages. Introduction by Robert Melville - a discussion of the Victorian attitude to children with all its curious ambiguities and contradictions.“ (Soldridge Books Ltd, Alton, Hants., UK; see; seen 02.2018).
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