Picturing Place: Photography and the Geographical Imagination

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Joan Schwartz, James Ryan, James R. Ryan
Bloomsbury Academic, 24 sty 2003 - 354
The advent of photography opened up new worlds to 19th century viewers, who were able to visualize themselves and the world beyond in unprecedented detail. But the emphasis on the photography's objectivity masked the subjectivity inherent in deciding what to record, from what angle and when. This text examines this inherent subjectivity. Drawing on photographs that come from personal albums, corporate archives, commercial photographers, government reports and which were produced as art, as record, as data, the work shows how the photography shaped and was shaped by geographical concerns.

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Joan Schwartz is Senior Photography Specialist at the National Archives of Canada.

James Ryan is Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Geography, Queen's University, Belfast.

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