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Published: 29 October 2009

320 Pages | 112 halftone illustrations

176 x 254mm

ISBN: 9780195150315

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Darwin's Camera

Art and Photography in the Theory of Evolution

Phillip Prodger

  • Timed to publish for the bicentenary of Darwin's in 2009 and the sesquicentenary of the publication of Origin of Species
  • Unique approach to Darwin's work that examines one of the first photographically illustrated science books
  • Reveals previously unknown information about Darwin's interest in photography and art
  • Describes the rise of photographic objectivity—how photography became accepted as proof in scientific debate
  • Contains reproductions of many photographs owned by Darwin and never before seen by the public