Gold and Silver: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and Tintypes from the Gold Rush

Gold and Silver, Luce Lebart

Gold and Silver, Luce LebartGold and Silver: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and Tintypes from the Gold Rush
Luce Lebart
RVB Books
Co- Edited by Canadian Photography Institute
English and French

 

Softcover
Includes reflective gold and black-illustrated wraps
128 pages
230 x 335 mm
2017
ISBN 9791090306677

 

Collection of photographs taken at the time of the Gold Rush in the 1850s. Preserved at the National Gallery of Canada’s Canadian Photography Institute, they feature portraits of young men as well as landscapes often retouched by the photographers of the time; with a chapter devoted to the history of the daguerreotype.

About the Author
Luce Lebart is photography historian and exhibition curator. Previously she was director of the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada from 2016 to 2018 after having been director of collections for the Société française de photographie in Paris for five years. Before, she was Responsible of the visual collections at the Archives départementales de l’Hérault in Montpellier.
lucelebart.org

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