The Resource Secure the shadow : death and photography in America, Jay Ruby

Secure the shadow : death and photography in America, Jay Ruby

Label
Secure the shadow : death and photography in America
Title
Secure the shadow
Title remainder
death and photography in America
Statement of responsibility
Jay Ruby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
779/.2/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR681.D43
LC item number
R83 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Secure the shadow : death and photography in America, Jay Ruby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-203) and index
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Contents
Introduction: Seeing Death. A Reflexive Interlude. A Social Approach to Photography. Looking at Death. I Heard the News Today, Oh Boy -- 1. Precursors: Mortuary and Posthumous Paintings. Mortuary Portraits. Posthumous Mourning Paintings -- 2. One Last Image: Postmortem and Funeral Photography. False Conceptions and Misperceptions. The Openness of the Nineteenth Century. Styles of Photographically Representing the Dead. Babies, Pets, and Loss. Family Funeral Photographs and Narrative Scenes of Grief. Mourning Portraits and Jewelry -- 3. Memorial Photography. Public Memorial Representations. Memorial Photographs. Memorial and Funeral Cards. Floral & Memorial Photographs. Illustrated Tombstones -- 4. Conclusion: A Social Analysis of Death-Related Photographs. Uses of Death-Related Photography. Distribution and Frequency of Occurrence. Motivation
Control code
000011142367
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 220 p.
Isbn
9780262181648
Lccn
94023118
Other physical details
ill.
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.b17613139
System control number
  • C01108014973
  • (OCoLC)31014926

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