A History of Photography


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01 - A Pleasant way to Study Nature
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02 - A subtle matter viscous and quick
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03 - A picture as good as I could wish
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04 - The immortal plan of mid-century
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05 - Painting a new world with sunbeams
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06 - Letters patent and border raiders
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07 - Dame nature becomes the drawing mistress
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08 - A man of very obliging disposition
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09 - The greenbacks of civilization
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10 - Skylights into infinity
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11 - Letting the genie out of the lamp - Part I
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12 - Letting the genie out of the lamp - Part II
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13 - A crowd of hopes and winged lies
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14 - The perfect marriage of art and science
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15 - Austere and blazing poetry of the real
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16 - Pictures worth a thousand words
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17 - Lifting the mask we wear
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18 - Stating the actual in Oz
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19 - Style, Fashion and the Full Monty
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Reading list, Main References and Course Contents [23Kb]

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