Drawing Shadows to Stone: The Photography of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1902
"The Yukaghir people of northeastern Siberia, seeing a camera for the first time, called it 'the three-legged device that draws a person's shadow to stone.' The three legs were the tripod, and the shadow drawn to stone was the image inscribed onto the glass-plate negative".Photography is both a form of collecting and means of representation. This book reexamines photograph...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by University of Washington Press
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