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." —On Paper
122 pages 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches 16 color and 36 b/w illustrations 1 color foldout ISBN 978-0-89236-205-9 paperback
Getty Publications Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum
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