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The Resource Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier

Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier

Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American
Title
Picturing Frederick Douglass
Title remainder
an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American
Statement of responsibility
John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Picturing Frederick Douglass is a work that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in nineteenth-century America. Teeming with historical detail, it is filled with surprises, chief among them the fact that neither George Custer nor Walt Whitman, and not even Abraham Lincoln, was the most photographed American of that century. In fact, it was Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) the ex-slave turned leading abolitionist, eloquent orator, and seminal writer whose fiery speeches transformed him into one of the most renowned and popular agitators of his age,"--NoveList
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stauffer, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449.D75
LC item number
S733 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Trodd, Zoe
  • Bernier, Celeste-Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • African American abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
  • Fugitive slaves
Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Part I. The photographs -- Part II. Contemporaneous artwork -- Part III. The photographic legacy -- Part IV. Douglass's writings on photography -- Part V. Catalogue raisonné
Control code
902661445
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780871404688
Lccn
2015020546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American, John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Part I. The photographs -- Part II. Contemporaneous artwork -- Part III. The photographic legacy -- Part IV. Douglass's writings on photography -- Part V. Catalogue raisonné
Control code
902661445
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780871404688
Lccn
2015020546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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