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Snapshot Chronicles Inventing the American Photo Album

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ISBN-10: 1568985576

ISBN-13: 9781568985572

Edition: 2006

Authors: Stephanie Snyder, Barbara Levine, Matthew Stadler

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Today, the photo album is something we practically take for granted, and "scrapbooking" is a billion dollar industry with its own television network. It was not always so. Before the camera, ordinary families had little more than the family Bible, a portrait of grandpa, and a drawer full of documents. Then Eastman Kodak introduced the Brownie, giving Americans the means to document and record their daily lives. Hundreds of thousands of these cameras were produced, and as a result small collections of photographs were assembled and preserved in an astonishing assortment of albums, with photographs as the raw material for collages, constructions, and text experiments. Snapshot Chronicles is…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 1/19/2006
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 192
Size: 10.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

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