Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American
Wadsworth Atheneum

Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most Photographed American

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Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier

Description: A landmark and collectible volume—beautifully produced in duotone—that canonizes Frederick Douglass through historic photography.

Featuring:
Contributions from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. (a direct Douglass descendent)
160 separate photographs of Douglass—many of which have never been publicly seen and were long lost to history
A collection of contemporaneous artwork that shows how powerful Douglass’s photographic legacy remains today, over a century after his death
All Douglass’s previously unpublished writings and speeches on visual aesthetics

Details: 
Publisher: ‎ Liveright; Revised edition (February 27, 2018)
Language: ‎ English
Paperback: ‎ 320 pages
ISBN-10: ‎ 1631494295