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Face to Face: Polar Portraits (paperback)

A History of Polar Exploration Photography


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A lavish account of pioneering polar photography and modern portraiture, Face to Face: Polar Portraits" brings together in a single volume both rare unpublished treasures from the historic collections of the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) University of Cambridge 'face to face' with cutting-edge modern imagery from expedition photographer Martin Hartley.This unique book by Huw Lewis-Jones is the first to examine the history and role of polar exploration photography and showcases the very first polar photographs of 1845 through to images from the present day. It features the first portraits of explorers some of the earliest photographs of the Inuit the first polar photographs to appear in a book and rare images never before published from many of the Heroic-Age Antarctic expeditions. Almost all the historic imagery - daguerreotypes magic lantern slides glass plate negatives and images from private albums - that have been rediscovered during research for this book have never been before the public eye.Set

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Cordee Code: CNP034
Author: Huw Lewis-Jones
No of Pages: 288
Page Size: 220 x 270 mm
ISBN 10: 0901021083
ISBN 13: 9780901021083
Publisher: Polarworld Ltd And Silverbear
Published Date: November 2008
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: colour photos
Weight: 1510g

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