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Rephotography as a value creation technology in the nineteenth century: collecting, reproducing and exchanging

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This chapter explores the creation of scientific value in nineteenth-century studio portraiture of Aboriginal peoples within European academic networks. In particular, the chapter explores the role of the Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte and its major photographic dissemination project, the Anthropologisch-ethnologisches Album in Photographien, published in parts by the Dammann studio of Hamburg between 1872 and 1876, its reception at the time, and some of ...

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10.4324/9781003139324

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Pitt Rivers Museum
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Editor
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Host title:
Museums, Societies and the Creation of Value
Chapter number:
4
Place of publication:
London
Publication date:
2021-12-31
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9781003139324
ISBN:
9780367688486
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1118301
Local pid:
pubs:1118301
Deposit date:
2020-07-10

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