Face To Face: Polar Portraits (Pb)

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A lavish account of pioneering polar photography and modern portraiture, Face to Face: Polar Portraits" brings together in a single volume both rare unpublished treasures from the historic collections of the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) University of Cambridge 'face to face' with cutting-edge modern imagery from expedition photographer Martin Hartley.This unique book by Huw Lewis-Jones is the first to examine the history and role of polar exploration photography and showcases the very first polar photographs of 1845 through to images from the present day. It features the first portraits of explorers some of the earliest photographs of the Inuit the first polar photographs to appear in a book and rare images never before published from many of the Heroic-Age Antarctic expeditions. Almost all the historic imagery - daguerreotypes magic lantern slides glass plate negatives and images from private albums - that have been rediscovered during research for this book have never been before the public eye.Set


Author: Huw Lewis-Jones

No of Pages: 288

Page Size: 220 x 270 mm

ISBN 10: 0901021083

ISBN 13: 9780901021083

Publisher: Polarworld Ltd And Silverbear

Published Date: November 2008

Binding: Paperback

Illustrations: colour photos

Weight: 1510g


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