Synopses & Reviews
These reference guides contains rich and informative histories of particular media with concise explanations of technical terms often encountered by museum patrons.
"Handsomely printed and designed, beautifully illustrated...a useful reference tool."--Visual Resources
"This volume would be useful on the shelves of any library, archive, or museum in need of photographic information."--American Reference Books Annual 1992
An informative history of photography, with explanations of the technical terms, techniques, processes and materials used in the making of photographs from the 1830s to the present. Its illustrations are mostly taken from the holdings of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.