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…
Image 1959. . . .219
Announcement of new enlarged format for IMAGE in 1959, to be published quarterly.
Nineteenth Century Architectural Photographs
This article is based on an exhibition of original prints in the George Eastman House Collection, opened on August 18, 1958, on the occasion of the visit of the Society of Architectural Historians.
by Gerda Peterich. . . .220
Article on the many European photographers who documented architecture throughout the world in the 1850s and 1860s. Discusses the different photographic processes, aesthetics, and methods of reproduction.
Reflections by his grandson on the life of ""the most energetic amateur of his day.""
by Charles Coleman Sellers . . . . 233
On amateur photographer Coleman Sellers, who learned photography in 1858 in order to obtain better promotional images of machine tools. In 1861 he invented the kinematoscope, a device to show the machinery in three dimensions and in motion.
Index to the Motion Picture Collection
WAY DOWN EAST. . . .236
ONCE UPON A CITY
by Grace M. Mayer. . . .237
ONCE UPON A CITY; NEW YORK FROM 1890 TO 1910, as photographed by Byron and described by Grace M. Mayer. With a foreword by Edward Steichen. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1958. xiii, 511 pp. 224 illust. $15.00
Index to Volume Seven. . . .239
Author : Newhall, Beaumont, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 7 Number : 10 Date : December, 1958