In This Issue…
1….A Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration by Robert A. Mayer
Double issue celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Image features reprints of articles concerning museum collections and photographic, technological, and film history.
2….The First Decade by Beaumont Newhall
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the George Eastman House, Newhall recounts the ways in which the museum has fulfilled the purposes set forth in the original charter.
Reprinted from Vol. 8, No.1, March 1959.
4….Pictures From The Collection: Eastman Meets Nadar
A studio portrait of George Eastman by Nadar and a snapshot of Nadar by Eastman, both taken during his visit to Paris in 1890. Reprinted from Vol. 7, No. 7, Sept. 1958.
5….Weston Daybooks Published by Eastman House
Announcement of the publication of The Daybooks of Edward Weston; Vol. 1: Mexico.
The Daybooks record Weston’s search for an understanding of photography and elucidate the development of his new approach. Reprinted from Vol. 11, No.1, 1962.
6….The Museum's Collections by Van Deren Coke
Article highlights the growth and development of the George Eastman House’s collections of photographs, photographic apparatus, and films. Reprinted from Vol. 14, No. 5/6, Dec. 1971.
9….Lyrical & Accurate by Minor White
Essay on the qualities of straight photography. White describes tangible and intangible characteristics that define pure photography. Reprinted from Vol. 5, No. 8, October 1956
16….Color Photography: A Creative Medium by Ansel Adams
Ansel Adams on photography as an art form and the failure of color photography to fulfill his concepts of the objectives of art. Reprinted from Vol. 6, No. 9, Nov. 1957.
18….""Talent"" by Thomas F. Barrow
Discussion concerning one of Cameron’s first photographic albums, originally presented to G. F. Watts and acquired by George Eastman House. Reprinted from Vol. 14, No. 5/6 Dec. 1971.
20….Some Thoughts on 60's Continuum by William Jenkins
Text describes selection process for the exhibition 60’s Continuum and includes brief comments on many of the twenty-nine featured photographers. Reprinted from Vol. 15, No. 1, March 1972.
23….The George K. Spoor Collection by James Card
History of the Spoor Collection housed in the George Eastman House. Discusses the founding of the Essanay Studio in Chicago, Spoor’s relationship to Bell & Howell, and the birth and death of the Spoor-Berggren Natural Vision System which used 65mm film.
Reprinted from Vol. 5, No. 8, September 1956.
25….""The Oneness of All Ages"" by George C. Pratt
Comparison drawn between D. W. Griffith’s film Intolerance and James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. Joyce in Switzerland, Griffith in California, were each to state within a chosen medium their preoccupations with time. Reprinted from Vol. 15, No. 4, Dec. 1972.
28….The Palm Trees Were Gently Swaying: German Refugees From Hitler in Hollywood by Jan-Christopher Horak
Horak discusses the Austro-German refugees who had a profound effect and influence on Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. Reprinted from Vol. 23, No. 1, June 1980.
38….Optics Design in Photography by Rudolph Kingslake
A collection of articles from various issues that form a concise chronological history of optics design.
38….The Camera Lucida
On Wollaston’s camera lucida, a drawing aid that used a four-sided prism to reflect an object onto a piece of paper to be traced. Introduced in 1807, it was not a camera but it served a similar purpose as is evidenced by an excerpt from Capt. Hall. Reprinted from Vol. 6, No. 8, Oct. 1957.
39….First Daguerreotype Lenses
Follows the development of daguerreotype lenses up to 1841. Reprinted from Vol. 2, No. 5, May 1953.
40….Charles Chevalier And The ""Photographe A Verres Combines""
On Charles Chevalier, the optician Daguerre enlisted to make lenses for his cameras. Reprinted from Vol. 10, No. 5, 1961.
42….Petzval's Lens And Camera
A short synopsis of Joseph Petzval’s professional life and his development of a wide-aperture portrait lens. This is the third article in a series on the history of the photographic lens. Reprinted from Vol. 2, No. 9, December 1953.
43…The Orthoscopic Lens
Brief history of Voigtländer’s lens produced according to a Petzval design of 1839; including a description of two lenses housed in the George Eastman House. Reprinted from Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1955.
44….Early Landscape Lenses
Analysis and description of several landscape lenses including; Wollaston, Grubb’s Aplanatic, Dallmeyer’s Rapid Landscape Lens, and Dallmeyer’s Rectilinear Landscape Lens. Reprinted from Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955.
45….The Globe Lens Principle
Discussion of the globe lens principle for devising wide-angle lenses, beginning with Thomas Sutton’s “panoramic” lens of 1859 that covered nearly 120°. Reprinted from Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1956.
47….The ""Aplanat"" And The ""Rapid Rectilinear"" Lenses Of 1866
On the simultaneous discovery by Steinheil in Germany and Dallmeyer in England of two nearly identical lenses. Includes a partial list of Aplanat type lenses and their manufacturers. Reprinted from Vol. 6, No. 3, March 1957.
49….The Development Of The Telephoto Lens
History of the telephoto lens. Reprinted from Vol. 2, No. 4, April 1953.
50….The First Anastigmat Lens
Defines anastigmatism of a lens and the use of crown glass of high refractive index to correct it. This corrective lens was called an “Anastigmat.” Reprinted from Vol. 7, No. 7, September 1958.
52….The Ernostar Lens
Article details the design of the H. Ernemann Company’s Ernostar lens and the designer, Ludwig Jakob Bertele who subsequently worked for Zeiss-Ikon when it absorbed the Ernemann Company. Reprinted from Vol. 20, No. 1, March 1977.
53….Notes On ""Deep-Field"" Lenses
Discusses different approaches and lenses designed to increase depth of field. Reprinted from Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1960.
Description and history of anamorphic lenses from the use of two Brewster’s prisms as “an instrument or toy” patented in 1889 to the use of anamorphic compression in motion pictures culminating in CinemaScope in 1952. Reprinted from Vol. 5, No. 9, November 1956.
Author : Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 25 Number : 3–4 Date : September–December, 1982
In This Issue…
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY. . . . 9
Description of a permanent exhibition of over 200 masterpieces of photography from 1839 to the present, selected from the Eastman House collections by Nancy Newhall.
THE JACK-RABBITS OF THE MOVIE BUSINESS. . . .10
On the prolific and profitable nickelodeon theatres of the early 1900s.
AMERICA'S FIRST NEWS OF PHOTOGRAPHY. . . . 11
A Philadelphia press report on Daguerre’s new process that predates Samuel Morse’s published letter, long believed to be the first announcement of photography in America.
ABSTRACTS. . . . 11
The Development of Scientific Photography in Pre-Revolutionary and Soviet Russia. K. V. Chibisov. Photographic Journal, CI (May, 1961) 129-48. Illus.
The History of Color Photography. I—The Gay Nineties. R. C. Smith. Photography (London), XVI (May, 1961), 20-31.
SILENT STAR PARADE. . . .12
CHAPLIN REVUE: The Idle Class, Easy Street and other Chaplin films.
ON THE NIGHT STAGE
THE LAST COMMAND
THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN
TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS. . . .12
Author : Title : IMAGE: THE BULLETIN OF THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY Volume : 10 Number : 3 Date : 1961
In This Issue…
33…AN 1877 COLOR PHOTOGRAPH
By Beaumont Newhall
Article describes Louis Ducos du Hauron’s color technique and process; includes supplement facsimile of his color photograph of Angoulême, France, one of the earliest known color photographs.
34…L. A. JONES AND HIS WORK ON PHOTOGRAPHIC SENSITOMETRY
By C. E. Kenneth Mees
A memorial to scientist Jones’ contribution to modern photographic sensitometry, research and development.
Correction: in the April issue of Image the date of the invention of the ""Cylindrographe"" panorama camera was given erroneously. P. Moessard first presented this camera, at the
Versailles Photographic Society in July, 1884.
Author : Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 3 Number : 5 Date : May, 1954
In This Issue…
1…Re-discovery of the World’s First Photograph by Helmut and Alison Gernsheim
Account of the search and discovery of Nicéphore Niépce’s first photograph from 1826, housed in the Gernsheim Collection, London.
2…Forgotton Pioneers IV: Louis Ducos Du Hauron (1837-1920)
Synopsis of Louis Ducos Du Hauron’s many endeavors and inventions, including a description of his book Photography in Colors; solution of the problem, 1869.
Account of Benjamin Richardson, chief cameraman for Sarony’s theatrical photography gallery in New York.
4…The Autobiography of Emil Jannings
Book review of Theatre, Film—Das Leben Und Ich by Emil Jannings, Zimmer and Herzog, 1951, an account of the life of Emil Jannings.
4…Pigeons and Microphotography
Brief note on a translation by George W. Angers of an eye-witness account of the use of microphotography during the Siege of Paris, 1870-1871.
Author : Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 1 Number : 6 Date : September, 1952
In This Issue…
1…The New Color Exhibition
Announcement of a permanent exhibition at the George Eastman House examining the principles and history of color photography including description of the gallery space, apparatus on display, and spectographic measurement of colors.
2…The Misadventures of L. L. Hill
A short history of Levi L. Hill, an American daguerreotypist who claimed to have produced a color daguerreotype. This claim remains unproven.
3…George Eastman’s Gelatino-bromide Plates by E.K. Hough from The Philadelphia Photographer, January, 1880.
Reprint of a short article citing the possible first reference to gelatin dry plates made by George Eastman.
3…Forgotten Pioneers III: Hippolyte Louis-Fizeau (1819-1896)
On the French physicist who developed a toning technique for daguerreotypes using gold, and who also succeeded in converting a daguerreotype into a printing plate for making reproductions in ink.
4…The Tragedy of “Faust”
Discussion of F.W. Murnau’s Faust (1926) examining the discrepancies of the various export prints and the challenges this presents in restoring a film.
Announcement of Aperture, the new photography magazine published by Minor White
Author : Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 1 Number : 5 Date : May, 1952