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The history of the city of San Francisco, California, and its development as a center of maritime ..... The death toll from this event had the highest number of deaths from a natural disaster in California history. ..... San Francisco, from the Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum; Historic San Francisco photographs, ...


No longer experimental or unreliable but not yet industrialized, photography in the ... A tidal shift occurred in 1851. ... hired as the official “photographer of the City of Paris” to record the sections of the capital slated for demolition and rebuilding.


The Daguerreian Era and Early American Photography on Paper, 1839–60 .... sat for their official portraits, leaving behind an extremely valuable record of their ...


Here, a history of the material, consumer, and retail cultures of photography, ..... 1982; John Falconer, A Shifting Focus: Photography in India, 1850–1900. .... In fact, the relative ease with which one can still happen upon portraits of historical ...


But historians have found no record of such a plot in diplomatic records from the period. ... Instead, he went into business as the world's first spirit photographer and grew ... A report in the Territorial Enterprise described a gruesome event.


The history of police photography is commonly believed to begin in the 1850s when the first ... Judicial photography, 1850 to 1900 .... were never scrutinised with the application of physiognomic theories – this surely happened – but there was ...


Feb 17, 2011 ... Photograph showing Indian soldiers in the Empire uniform ... Thus British Indian history in the 19th century is often divided into two ... The greater part of its resources went on its armed forces, not on .... There will be a temporary exhibition, called 'India: Pioneering Photographs, 1850-1900' during 2002.


The British Library's India Office photograph collections contain some 250,000 ... also represents a unique resource for the study of the history of photography in ... India: pioneering photographers 1850-1900, by John Falconer (London, 2001)


India: Pioneering Photographers 1850-1900 [John Falconer] on Amazon.com. ... of the day make this an exquisite photographic record of a bygone colonial era.