Perspectives on Photography.
Essays in Honor of Beaumont Newhall.


Edited by Peter Walch and Thomas Barrow. Essays by Beaumont Newhall, Mark Haworth-Booth, Eugenia Janis, Anne McCauley, Joel Snyder, and others
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1986. 185 pp., 6x9".

In this anthology of eight essays collected to honor the photohistorian Beaumont Newhall, eminent historians write on various aspects of the medium's development. Essays included are: "A Connoisseur of the Art of Photography in the 1850s: The Rev. C. H. Townsend" by Mark Haworth-Booth, "Photographs in 1852 and 1853 by Henri Le Secq" by Eugenia Parry Janis, "Commercial Photography in Paris, 1848-1870" by Anne McCauley, "Impressionism and Photography Reconsidered" by Kirk Varnedoe, "Aesthetics and Documentation: Remarks Concerning Critical Approaches to the Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan" by Joel Snyder, "How Stieglitz Came to Photograph Clouds" by Sarah Greenough, "Edward Weston's Toilet" by Amy Conger, and "The Challenge of Photography to This Art Historian" by Beaumont Newhall.

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