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The Resource Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier

Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier

Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American
Title
Picturing Frederick Douglass
Title remainder
an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American
Statement of responsibility
John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
Title variation
Picturing Fredrick Douglass
Title variation remainder
an illustrated biography of the nineteenth centurys most photographed American
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) the ex-slave turned leading abolitionist, eloquent orator, and seminal writer whose fiery speeches transformed him into one of the most renowned and popular agitators of his age, "--NoveList
Summary
Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass (1818–1895), the ex-slave turned leading abolitionist, eloquent orator, and seminal writer whose fiery speeches transformed him into one of the most renowned and popular agitators of his age
Biography type
individual biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.D75
LC item number
S733 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American
Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"With an Epilogue by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an Afterword by Kenneth B. Morris, Jr."--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The photographs -- Part II. Contemporaneous artwork -- Part III. The photographic legacy -- Part IV. Douglass's writings on photography -- Part V. Catalogue raisonné -- Epilogue : Frederick Douglass's camera obscura: representing the anti-slave "clothed and in their own form" / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Afterword / Kenneth B. Morris, Jr
Control code
ocn902661445
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780871404688
Lccn
2015020546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902661445
  • (Sirsi) a1958326
Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With an Epilogue by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an Afterword by Kenneth B. Morris, Jr."--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The photographs -- Part II. Contemporaneous artwork -- Part III. The photographic legacy -- Part IV. Douglass's writings on photography -- Part V. Catalogue raisonné -- Epilogue : Frederick Douglass's camera obscura: representing the anti-slave "clothed and in their own form" / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Afterword / Kenneth B. Morris, Jr
Control code
ocn902661445
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780871404688
Lccn
2015020546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902661445
  • (Sirsi) a1958326

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