Title MISS AMERICA PEN AND CAMERA SKETCHES OF THE AMERICAN GIRL
Publisher New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1898
Seller ID 285
6 x 9-1/4 inches; (14), 208 pages. Original green cloth with gilt framed photo portrait affixed to front cover and gilt decoration as issued. Covers lightly soil, but gilt is bright. Top edge gilt. Moire endpapers. Tipped-in is an ORIGINAL PHOTO (4-1/4 x 6-3/4 inches) of a girl of the same type and period as illustrated in the book. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Black viewed photography in relationship with art and often used contextual backgrounds to increase the narrative quality of his photos. In this book he travels the country photographing what he views as the defining quality of the American woman. ; Small 4to; 2nd copy available.
Photography Women America Photographic Literature Original Photograph