The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888-1978

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Published by Princeton University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Photography & Photographs,
  • Social history,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • USA,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions,
  • Subjects & Themes - General,
  • American History,
  • Art and Architecture,
  • History,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Exhibitions,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9703889M
ISBN 100691133689
ISBN 109780691133683

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