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作者 Sheehan, Tanya, 1976-
書名 Doctored : the medicine of photography in nineteenth-century America / Tanya Sheehan
出版項 University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2011
國際標準書號 9780271037929 (cloth : alk. paper)
027103792X (cloth : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  TR708 S541 2011    在架上    30530001195577
說明 xiv, 202 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Educating "doctors of photography" : medical models and the institutionalization of photographic knowledge -- Making faces and taking off heads : the operations of photography and medicine -- "Panes curing pains" : light as medicine in the photographic studio -- A matter of public health : photographic chemistry and the (re)production of healthy bodies -- Photo doctors and pixel surgeons : the medicine of photography in the digital age
"Examines the relationship between photography and medicine in American culture. Focuses on the American Civil War and postbellum Philadelphia to explore how medical models and metaphors helped establish the professional legitimacy of commercial photography while promoting belief in the rehabilitative powers of studio portraiture"--Provided by publisher
主題 Medical photography -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Photography -- United States -- History -- 19th century
History of Medicine -- United States
History, 19th Century -- United States
Photography -- history -- United States
Portraits as Topic -- history -- United States
Alt Title Medicine of photography in nineteenth-century America
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