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Jacobson, Ken, and Jenny Jacobson

Carrying Off the Palaces: John Ruskin's Lost Daguerreotypes

Additional research on Italian daguerreotypes by Gabriella Bologna; essay on conservation of daguerreotypes by Angels Arribas

Published: Quaritch, London, 2015

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xxvi, 406 p.; 601 illustrations, chronology, glossary, bibliography, & index. A monograph resulting from the authors' finding at auction in 2006 a box of long-lost daguerreotypes by Ruskin, the art-critic and writer, depicting scenes in France, Switzerland, and Italy, particularly Venice: the book includes a fully illustrated catalogue raisonné of the 325 known daguerreotypes by Ruskin, along with a description of the technical procedure used by Ruskin, and a study of Ruskin's photographic work. Compelling study, with rich imagery.

  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 10" x 11-3/4"


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