Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American
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Also included are other representations of Douglass during his lifetime and aftersuch as paintings, statues, and satirical cartoonsas well as Douglass’s own writings on visual aesthetics, which have never before been transcribed from his own handwritten drafts.The comprehensive introduction by the authors, along with headnotes for each section, an essay by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an afterword by Kenneth B. (a direct Douglass descendent)160 separate photographs of Douglassmany of which have never been publicly seen and were long lost to historyA collection of contemporaneous artwork that shows how powerful Douglass’s photographic legacy remains today, over a century after his deathAll Douglass’s previously unpublished writings and speeches on visual aesthetics 317 illustrations. Chronologically arranged and generously captioned, from the first picture taken in around 1841 to the last in 1895, each of the imagesmany published here for the first timeemphasizes Douglass's evolution as a man, artist, and leader. Now, as a result of the groundbreaking research of John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier, Douglass emerges as a leading pioneer in photography, both as a statel
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This tour de force is a must-have that will enhance history and reference collections.” (Patricia Ann Owens - Library Journal, Starred review)“With 160 photographs, many never before seen, this book provides a strong visual history of Douglass and his era. Blight, Yale University, and author of the forthcoming Frederick Douglass: A Life)“Picturing Frederick Douglass marries all of my present interests: legacies of slavery; beautiful images of a beautiful man; and the first theory of photography as a democratic medium capable of social change. Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier point out that Douglass saw the truth-telling aspe
Washington. Morris, Jr. . B. He is also the Founder and President of the public charity, Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, which uses education in schools across the U.S. to address and prevent contemporary forms of slavery or human trafficking in communities. (Ph.D.Cambridge), is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W. His is al