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The Poor Man's Picture Gallery by Brian May & Denis Pellerin

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The Poor Man's Picture Gallery by Brian May & Denis Pellerin
Product Ref. 9780957424616
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Hardback Edition in Slipcase
Hand Signed by Brian May & Denis Pellerin to the Publishers Official Bookplate
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The Poor Man's Picture Gallery by Brian May & Denis Pellerin

Hardback Edition in Slipcase
Hand Signed by Brian May & Denis Pellerin to the Publishers Official Bookplate
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"Exploring for the very first time the hidden relationship between paintings and stereoscopic cards in Victorian times." The advent of a new painting by a great artist was big news in the 1850s, but few were able to access and enjoy directly the new works of art. Stereo cards, created by enterprising photographers of the day, reconstructed the scenes and gave an opportunity for the man in the street to enjoy these scenes, in magical life-like 3D. The Poor Man's Picture Gallery contains high-definition printed reproductions of well-known Victorian paintings in the Tate Gallery, and compares them with related stereo cards - photographs of scenes featuring real actors and models, staged to tell the same story as the corresponding paintings, all of which are the subject of an exhibition in the Tate Gallery in 2014.

About The Author: Brian May is a founding member of Queen, a world-renowned guitarist, songwriter, producer and performer. Stereoscopy has been a life-long passion for Brian, and the first book he wrote on Victorian stereo photography, co-authored with Elena Vidal, and called A Village Lost and Found, was very successful. Denis Pellerin has been a teacher for over 30 years and interested in photography since the age of ten. He was bitten by the stereo bug in the 1980s, has been fascinated by Diableries for over 25 years and has written several books and articles on 19th century sterephotography for various magazines, institutions and museums. He graduated as an MA in Art History at the Sorbonne in 1999 and has since been specialising in French and British Victorian genre stereoviews. Paula Richardson Fleming is a Photographic Historian with a special interest in stereo photography. She is the retired Photo Archivist of the Smithsonian Institution National Anthropological Archives, and a Fellow and former member of the Board of Directors of the National Stereoscopic Association.

Format: Hardback in Slipcase
ISBN: 9780957424616

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