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Brought to Light

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Brought to Light

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
publisher:
Yale University Press
genre:
Nonfiction, Coffee Table

We gave it an A

Subject: Brought to Light, edited by Corey Keller, a remarkable collection of scientific photographs taken between 1840 and 1900.
Observations: From the ornate structure of a tiny mite to the violent splash of stars on an astronomical plate, these pictures document the emergence of the camera as an important scientific tool.
Conclusion: Elegant design and thoughtful explanatory text enhance the wonderful, even poignant, power of these images.
Science Level: Engages your brain — and heart. A

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