BOLGER, D: Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture

Book cover. Thomas Eakins and the Swimming PictureBolger, Doreen; Cash, Sarah. Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture. Amos Carter Museum, 1996. ISBN: 0883600854. Unmarked. Some edge wear on cover and a tiny tear on edge of front end page. Good. Paperback. (#31150) $15.00

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Exhibition catalog that examines a single painting that is now widely regarded as an American masterpiece: Swimming, completed in 1885 by the Philadelphia artist, Thomas Eakins (1844-1916).

Essays by Marc Simpson, Kathleen A. Foster, Doreen Bolger, Sarah Cash, Elizabeth Johns, Richard R. Brettell, and Claire M. Barry. Appendix with exhibition history and bibliography by Milan R. Hughston with Sarah Cash.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Measures 11×8.5 inches. 152p.

WAGGONER, D: Lewis Carroll’s Photography and Modern Childhood

Waggoner, Diane. Lewis Carroll’s Photography and Modern Childhood. Princeton University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780691193182 . Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#31020)

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This book sheds unique light on Carroll’s decades-long passion for photography, showing how his complex and haunting images of children embody conflicting definitions of childhood and are no less powerful today in their ability to challenge, fascinate, and shock us. 280p. Measures 8.65×10.25 inches.

LONDON, B: A Short Course in Photography: An Introduction to Black and White Photographic Technique (4th Edition)

London, Barbara; Stone, Jim. A Short Course in Photography: An Introduction to Black and White Photographic Technique (4th Edition). Pearson Education, 2000. ISBN: 0130283177. Unmarked text. Bumped corners. Very Good. Paperback. (#30998) $12.00

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Includes digital imaging. Oriented toward traditional black and white photography, the book also explores color, digital techniques and equipment, camera and camera accessories use, the exposure and development of film, and the making and finishing of prints. All aspects of the process are explained and illustrated clearly in two-page spreads, each of which address a self-contained topic.