802Re: [genphoto] Book Recommendation
- Feb 3, 2001At 10:53 PM -0500 2001/02/01, Bill and/or Glenna Jo Christen wrote:
>> Wow! Sound like you really know your clothing! Don't suppose you have a
>> book that I can buy?
>Sorry, not right now. I am in the process of writing a book on men's clothes
>garments. we live in Michigan and welcome visitors. We also know "how much weI won't even attempt to date clothes, except to cover the history of
>don't know" about photography of the mid-nineteenth century and are willing to
>gain more education.
printing technologies that were used in their manufacture. This is part of
my next book:
_GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS, Featuring a
Chronological History of Reproduction Technologies_
This book is a follow-up to my _ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PRINTING, PHOTOGRAPHIC AND
PHOTOMECHANICAL PROCESSES_, almost out of print, but available in many
I see that a lot of people are putting photographs on the web with the hope
that someone will come along and help them with their identification. As a
first step I recommend that they identify the technologies used in their
production. Another clue is the size used, etc. After a good physical
description of the item, clothing experts should be invited for their
input. There is a mailing list for textile conservators which may be of
some help as well.
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