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(Lewis Carroll, Photographer: The Princeton University Library Albums.pdf) Long before he published i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i Charles Lutwidge Dodgson Lewis Carroll to the world took up photography as a hobby Unlike most of the other amateurs in his circle he persevered to become a dedicated prolific and remarkably gifted photographer creating approximately images during his twenty five years of photographic activity This handsomely designed volume makes clear the remarkable extent and complexity of Carroll s photographic art It publishes for the first time the world s finest and most extensive collection of Carroll photographs many of which have never been reproduced before and are unknown even to committed Carroll enthusiasts br br br Roger Taylor s thorough and sophisticated discussion of Carroll as a photographic artist and as a prominent member of Victorian society reveals the man as never before illuminating his relationships with the children he photographed in light of the idealism and social conventions of the day This text illustrated with exquisite tritone plates is followed by Edward Wakeling s fully illustrated and thoroughly annotated catalogue of the entire Princeton University Library collection It features in addition to a trove of loose prints four rare albums made by Carroll himself to showcase his work to friends family and potential sitters Reproduced in album order these images offer new insight into how Carroll thought about his work and how he wanted it to be seen br br br Compelling portraits of Alice Liddell and other children are presented alongside those of eminent Victorians such as Alfred Tennyson and William Holman Hunt as well as evocative landscapes narrative tableaux and wonderfully strange studies of anatomical skeletons The catalogue is followed by a chronological register of every known Carroll photograph a remarkable resource for anyone studying his career as a photographer br br br This sumptuous volume is the definitive work on Carroll s photography All who admire Carroll and his writing as well as everyone interested in Victorian England or the history of photography will find it both essential and irresistibleDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Lewis Carroll, Photographer: The Princeton University Library Albums books for multiple devices.