In This Issue…
COVER PHOTOGRAPH, JULIA MARGARET CAMERON: FLORENCE FISHER. 1872. FROM GERNSHEIM COLLECTION
THE GERNSHEIM COLLECTION…114
Short article on the Gernsheims’ work as photographers, historians, and collectors, and on the numerous exhibitions culled from their collection.
A PORTFOLIO FROM THE GERNSHEIM COLLECTION…118
TALBOT'S AND HERSCHEL'S PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERIMENTS IN 1839.
BY HELMUT GERNSHEIM…132
On the relationship and correspondence between Talbot and Herschel when photography was being introduced to the world.
On the work of German photographer Renger-Patzsch. His straight photography, seen in his 1928 publication Die Welt ist Schön (The World is Beautiful), was atypical of German photography at the time. Issue includes 15 reproductions of his images.
A COLLECTION OF EDISON FILMS
CATALOGUED BY GORDON HENDRICKS…156
Sixteen titles described and dated in this condensed version of a catalog of Edison kinetoscope films.
GARDNER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC SKETCH BOOK OF THE CIVIL WAR, by Alexander Gardner. Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1959. 224 p. 100 illustrations. Reprint. $6.00. Clothbound.
SINGLE LENS REFLEX GUIDE, by Paul Wahl. Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Company— Book Division, 1959. 149 p. 78 illus. $1.95.
A PITTSBURGH ALBUM 1758-1958, by Roy Stryker and Mel Seidenberg. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1959. 95 pages, 265 illustrations, $1.50.
Author : Lyons, Nathan, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 8 Number : 3 Date : September, 1959
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