Camera Work: Issue Number 28(170 views)
Description: FIRST EDITION of issue number 28 of Camera Work, complete with nine original photogravures, including six by David Octavius Hill, one by George Davison, one by Paul B. Haviland, one by Marshall R. Kernochan, and one by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Edited and published by Alfred Stieglitz. Texts by Mrs. William Sharp, Charles H. Caffin, Eugenia Wallace, Benjamin De Casseres, Leonard Van Noppen, and Dr. Paul Schumann. Photogravures entitled (in the order they appear) The Minnow Pool, The Bird-Cage, Portraits?A Group, Portrait?The Gown and the Casket, Mrs. Rigby, Newhaven Fisheries all by David Octavius Hill; Houses near Aix-les-Bains by George Davison; Portrait?Miss G. G. by Paul B. Haviland; Ponte Vecchio?Florence by Marshall R. Kernochan; and On the Embankment by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Containing articles entitled "D. O. Hill, R. S. A." by Mrs. William Sharp, "Unphotographic Paint:?The Texture of Impressionism" and "Prints by Eduard J. Steichen?Of Rodin's 'Balzac'" both by Charles H. Caffin, "The Builders" by Eugenia Wallace, "The Art 'Puffer'" by Benjamin De Casseres, "Come, All Ye Living!" by Leonard Van Noppen, "Some Impressions from the International Photographic Exposition, Dresden" by Charles H. Caffin, and "The 'International Group' at the Dresden Exposition" by Dr. Paul Schumann. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, October 1909. Quarto (23 cm x 35 cm, approx. 9" x 12"), original gray wrappers. Glue residue on front cover. General edgewear to fragile wrappers with partial loss to spine. RARE.
Artist or Maker: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED