Tag Archives: Publications

Tuesday Tips – Bits and Pieces of News to Use

Tropical Fruit (#147) stereo by O. P. Havens, Savannah, Georgia; E. Lee Eltzroth collection This post is a short one – some items of interest that I have recently come across, or that have been shared with me.  I am including some information on a new Texas book, some great sites where you can peruse […]

Tuesday Tips – a WOW Week for Researchers!

Tissue Paper Ball, by Wesley Hirshburg; Atlanta Constitution, 1909 The post below, originally published on June 16, 2014, suddenly disappeared from this blog. I am using the copy of the post saved by the ever wonderful and resourceful Frances Robb, and I am so grateful. Stay tuned for news here of the publication of Frances’s […]

More News You Can Use, Tuesday Tips

Cornelius Conway Felton with His Hat and Coat, Daguerreotype by John Adams Whipple, early 1850s; courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Rubel Collection, Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace, W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg, and Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gifts, 1997; accession 1997.382.4 1 Today, some information I recently came across that I hope […]

Talking Photography Research and Exhibits

Carte-de-Visite Photo Album page, Author’s Collection When I last posted here I was getting ready for a trip to Washington, D.C. where I hoped to do some research as well as to attend the annual ARLIS/NA (Art Libraries Society, North America) conference. I did both of those things. I spent a fantastic one and one-half […]

Monday Musings

Detail, J. A. Pugh cabinet card back mark; author’s collection It has been awhile since I posted anything on this blog! And it will be another while until I am able to post the first of several pieces I have in the works on Georgia photographers. I am not sure which of my “almost ready” […]

Off My Shelf – an occasional series: Photography and the American Scene

My books mean a lot to me – can I put it more simply than that? The first photo-history book I ever purchased for myself, in 1979, is considered a classic. That book is called Photography and the American Scene; a Social History, 1839-1889. It was first published in 1938 by Macmillan. My own copy […]

Decoding the History of Photography – Free & Inexpensive E-books (Tuesday Tips)

 Eugène Atget, Place de la Bastille, Albumen silver print, negative 1910-11; courtesy of the Getty Open Content Program There are many wonderful books available on the history of photography, on photographic processes and identification. You can purchase them, or refer to them in, or check them out of, a library. But there are also free and inexpensive […]

Tuesday Tips – More Research News You Can Use

Two Metalworkers, Daguerreotype by unknown photographer, 1855; digital images courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program I was able to attend the Henry D. Green Symposium on the Decorative Art this February, although I had been iced-in the two days before — I was lucky in that I am only a few hours away from […]

Tuesday Tips – Newspapers and Newspaper Indexes Off-the-Beaten-Path

Man Reading a Newspaper, daguerreotype by John Plumbe, Jr., ca. 1842; J. Paul Getty Museum, Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program For this Tuesday’s Tips I have listed some newspapers and indexes to newspapers that are available online for free, but are not found in the “usual” free newspaper sites (Digital Library of Georgia or Chronicling America, […]

Researching Photographers Working in the South – Arkansas

The final post in my Tuesday Tips series on Researching Photographers Working in the South, part 7, covers the state of Arkansas. For a background discussion of photography in Arkansas, see the Encyclopedia of Arkansas entry “Photography” at http://tinyurl.com/lo8q6yu Panorama of Arkansas River and Fort Smith, Arkansas, by Hagerty & Zeller; LC Prints & Photographs PAN US […]