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City work at country prices: The portrait photographs of Duncan Donovan

By: Donovan, Duncan

Price: $80.25

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63401337

ISBN: 0195402758

Condition: Fine


0195402758 64 pages. In small communities throughout the western world, from the 1880s until the development of the hand-held camera in the twentieth century, the town portrait photographer was the chronicler of his time. Duncan Donovan (1857-1933) of Alexandria, Glengarry County, Ontario, was typical. He portrayed the ceremonial events of life from birth to death, and the stages in between. Author has chosen the most appealing of Donovan's photographs from the plates that have survived. Presents life in a small Ontario town and its environs in the early 20th century. Unmarked. Light we... View more info