Silvy's photograph, hailed as a masterpiece when it was first exhibited in Edinburgh in 1858, is accompanied here by newly commissioned photographs by Stephen Shore. The author discusses Silvy's photograph in the context of attitudes of the day toward photography."Well researched and wonderfully genial."
7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
16 color and 36 b/w illustrations
1 color foldout
Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum