My Likeness Taken

My Likeness Taken


  • Author : Joan L. Severa
  • Publisher : Kent State University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0873388372


My Likeness Taken Book Description :

During the nineteenth century - a time of great technical and cultural change - fashion was a cultivating force in the development of American society, influenced by one's social status, geographic location, and economic standing. My Likeness Taken is a collection of daguerreotype portraits of men, women, and children taken between 1840 and 1860. Selected from the top collections in the United States, each image is analyzed to clarify datable clothing and fashion components. With subjects from among the best-dressed members of society, these portraits - reproduced in full color - reflect the latest fashion developments, trends, and influences. For students of photographic and costume history, this is extraordinary material. Many of these images have ...

A Mortal Likeness
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A Mortal Likeness


  • Author : Laura Joh Rowland
  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683314486


A Mortal Likeness Book Description :

A photographer in 1889 London, Miss Sarah Bain runs a private detective agency with her friends, Lord Hugh Staunton and former street urchin Mick O’Reilly. Their sole credential is that they solved the Jack the Ripper case, a secret they can never tell because they did it outside the boundaries of the law. Their new big case arises when a wealthy banker, Sir Gerald Mariner, posts a handsome reward for finding his missing infant. All of London joins in the search. But Sarah has an advantage—a photograph she took during a routine surveillance job, which unexpectedly reveals a clue about the kidnapping. After Sir Gerald hires Sarah, Hugh, and Mick to find his son, they move into his opulent mansion and discover a photograph of baby Robin. It eerily ...

Earth  My Likeness

Earth My Likeness


  • Author : Walt Whitman
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781556439100


Earth My Likeness Book Description :

Viktoras Kulvinskas, co-founder of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Boston with Ann Wigmore, is considered to be the grandfather of the living foods movement and has a huge following...

Works

Works


  • Author : Charles Kingsley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1889
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112047664112


Works Book Description :

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Two Years Ago

Two Years Ago


  • Author : Charles Kingsley
  • Publisher : London Macmillan 1890.
  • Release Date : 1891
  • Genre: English fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCD:31175026664360


Two Years Ago Book Description :

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