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The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Roddy Simpson.

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 224 pages.

This book, which is an introduction to the photography of Victorian Scotland, provides an understanding of the multi-faceted nature of photography and its inter-relationship with other...

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Photography, Visual Revolutions, and Victorian Geography

James R. Ryan.

in Geography and Revolution

December 2005; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 16345 words.

This chapter sets out to explore the revolutionary implications and applications of photography in the science of geography in Britain in the Victorian period. Geography—geo-graphos—has...

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Victorian Photography and the Novel

Jennifer Green-Lewis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel

July 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century). 9683 words.

By the mid-nineteenth century, photography was increasingly part of everyday life. Inevitably, various practices sprang up around it in order to help organize, make sense of, and read its...

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helen groth. Victorian Photography and Literary Nostalgia. Pp. xii+244. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. £45.

Michael H. Whitworth.

in The Review of English Studies

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 1065 words.

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Jennifer Tucker. Nature Exposed: Photography as Eyewitness in Victorian Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2005. Pp. ix, 294. $55.00

Ian Burney.

in The American Historical Review

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 1043 words.

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Daintree, Richard (1832–78)

Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 185 words.

(1832–78)

pioneered the use of photography in fieldwork in his time as a field surveyor with the Victorian

Capturing time

Vybarr Cregan-Reid.

in Discovering Gilgamesh

October 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 17548 words.

This chapter looks at what happened to the sublime from Romantic painting and found its expression in representations of time in Victorian painting and photography, focussing in particular...

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Introduction

Roddy Simpson.

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 527 words.

Since 2001 the author of this book has tutored a popular course at the University of Edinburgh on the photography of Victorian Scotland. This book is based on the course and has been...

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Photography as Art: Looking at the Images and the Arguments

Roddy Simpson.

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 7435 words.

This chapter focuses on the debate over whether photography was an art. Arguments were expressed for and against but many influences were at play, and it was acknowledged that there was a...

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With His ‘Mind-Guided Camera’

Justin Carville.

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 7438 words.

This chapter examines John Millington Synge’s use of photography in late Victorian and Edwardian Ireland. Drawing on the writings of Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin, the chapter discusses...

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Beyond the View: Reframing the Early Commercial Seaside Photograph

Karen Shepherdson.

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 5020 words.

This chapter provides insight into an overlooked form of demotic photography, revealing rich seams of imagery and offering fresh perspectives on Victorian coastal representations....

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Whiting, Ada

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Photography and Photographs; Industrial and Commercial Art. 155 words.

Australian, female.

Active in Victoria.

Born 1858, in Hobart, Tasmania; died 1953.

Miniaturist. Portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

The daughter of a...

Photography in Demand: The Work of the Increasing Number of Professional Photographers to Meet Public Demand

Roddy Simpson.

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 6491 words.

Photography quickly became an important and pervasive part of Victorian society reflecting tastes and interests. In an atmosphere of consumerism there was huge demand to own photographs and...

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Introduction

Nathan K. Hensley.

in Forms of Empire

November 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 14387 words.

The Introduction uses the telegraphic messages from the so-called Indian Mutiny (1857–8) and the early war photography of Felice Beato (1832–1909) to advance the book’s methodological...

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Richard Daintree

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1832–78) pioneered the use of photography in fieldwork in his time as a field surveyor with the Victorian Geological Survey (1859–64). He came from England to the Victorian goldfields in...

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Visual Culture

Sophia Andres and Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online April 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8821 words.

Encompassing such diverse disciplines and fields as fine and applied arts, art, literature, science, photography, theater, and early cinema, Victorian visual culture is far ranging,...

Photograph

in Britain's Chinese Eye

April 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 13894 words.

This chapter considers how photography sought to erase the effects of the Chinese aesthetic by claiming to make China real, and argues that, given the camera operator's embodiment of this...

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Moving Pictures: Photographs on Trial in the Sir Roger Tichborne Affair

Jennifer Tucker.

in Documenting the World

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 7540 words.

The Tichborne Trial (1871-4) was a celebrated 19th century British legal case over disputed identity and inheritance that attracted widespread popular interest and working-class support...

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Celebrity Culture

John Plunkett.

in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century). 10067 words.

The Victorian period saw the power and mystique of ‘celebrity’ become an established part of cultural life. Authors were both subjects and objects of a celebrity culture that were equally...

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Photography in New Zealand

John B. Turner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 3160 words.

The pattern of development in photography in New Zealand was similar to other colonies in the Victorian era. Progress was slow because of the country’s geographical remoteness and...