Beyond the view: reframing early commercial seaside photography

Shepherdson, K. (2015) Beyond the view: reframing early commercial seaside photography. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

This exhibition provides new insights into an overlooked form of photography, revealing rich and exciting seams of imagery and offering new perspectives on representation of coastal culture and leisure. Here we gain a glimpse of commercial photographic practice from approx.1850-1900, with a visual exposition of the British seaside as represented through the refracted lens of the beach photographer. The images shown are all unique tintypes and ambrotypes, making visible for the first time an online exhibition exploring the prototype holiday snap.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N8350 Art as a profession. Artists
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N8554 Examination and conservation of art
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Media Art and Design
Depositing User: Dr Karen Shepherdson
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2015 09:30
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2015 09:31
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/13487

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