In This Issue…
1….INTRODUCTION by Marianne Fulton
3….ARISTOCRATS OF ANTHROPOLOGY A STUDY OF P. H. EMERSON AND OTHER TOURISTS ON THE NORFOLK BROADS by John Taylor
Analysis of Peter Henry Emerson’s “pure photography” within the context of tourism and class relations.
25….STANDING ON THE CORNER. . . REFLECTIONS UPON WINOGRAND'S PHOTOGRAPHIC GAZE: MIRROR OF SELF OR WORLD? PART II by Carl Chiarenza
Analysis of the photographer, positing Women are Beautiful as the quintessential Winogrand book.
Brief sketch of writer, photographer, filmmaker, and mountaineer Washburn in conjunction with a traveling exhibit of 44 of his pioneering photographs.
52….FROM THE COLLECTIONS: THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC by William F. Stapp
Account of Auguste-Rosalie Bisson’s documentation of Napoleon III’s 1860 expedition to Mont Blanc. While inclement weather kept the party from reaching the top of Mont Blanc, Bisson succeeded in taking numerous magnificent views using the wet-plate collodion process.
Author : Enyeart, James L., Editor Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of George Eastman House Volume : 35 Number : 1–2 Date : Spring–Summer, 1992
In This Issue…
Photographs in Context….1
With a re-edited edition of August Sander’s book of portraits of German society and Steichen’s recontextualization of images included in the Family of Man exhibition as examples, Keller argues that photographers rarely convey meaning with individual photographs and therefore successful photographic criticism must assess the original context and sequence of a photographer’s images.
The Man on the Tower of Notre Dame: New Light on Henri LeSecq….13
Charles Nègre’s choice of composition and setting for his portrait of LeSecq suggests a rich complexity of associations related to the writings of Victor Hugo, to the nature and progress of the gothic revival in France and the participation of the early photographers in the revival.
Mr. Griffith, THE PAINTED LADY, and the Distractive Frame….26
Analysis of D.W. Griffith’s one-reel film The Painted Lady as an example of innovative cinematographic techniques and plot and character stylizations that were to become familiar elements in his feature length films.
Southern Landscapes of the Mind's Eye: Griffith's THE WHITE ROSE….30
By the 1920s audiences and critics found D.W. Griffith’s continued reliance on the sentiments of Victorian morality in his films anachronistic. While the author mostly agrees, he also finds a complexity and internal consistency within these later works.
International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33
Author : Pratt, George C., Director of Publications Rayner, W. Paul, Co-Editor Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 19 Number : 4 Date : December, 1976
In This Issue…
1….INTRODUCTION by James L. Enyeart
Issue dedicated to Beaumont Newhall, former curator and director at the George Eastman House and founder of Image.
3….A LIFETIME DEVOTED TO THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY: BEAUMONT NEWHALL (1908-1993) by Karl Steinorth
A remembrance of the late Beaumont Newhall by his longtime friend Karl Steinorth.
9….POSED AS ROGUES: THE CRISIS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC REALISM IN
JOHN THOMSON'S STREET LIFE IN LONDON by Jeff Rosen
Rosen analyzes Thomson’s photo essay of the urban poor in the 1870s as an inaccurate portrayal due to prevailing Victorian attitudes that influenced Thomson’s understanding of social classes, and Henry Mayhew’s flawed characterization of the urban poor.
41….THE PENETRATING POWER OF LIGHT: THE FILMS OF HELMAR LERSKI by Jan-Christopher Horak
Profile of Lerski spans his entire career but concentrates on his independent film-making in Palestine where his personal signature of extreme close-ups and exaggerated lighting accentuate a metaphorical examination of the working class.
Brief article profiles Helen Levitt and five of her photographs purchased by the George Eastman House.
Author : Enyeart, James L., Editor Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of George Eastman House Volume : 36 Number : 3–4 Date : Fall–Winter, 1993