NOTES ON THE PHOTOGRAPHS PREFACE PART I. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CRINOLINE PART II. CURVES AND VERTICALS BIBLIOGRAPHY AND STUDY LIST INDEX
A former commercial photographer, Helmut Gernsheim (1913-95) ranks among the most influential and prolific historians of photography. He virtually created the academic study of photography in the 1940s, carrying out extensive research and amassing a priceless collection of historical prints. His books remain authoritative resources on the development of photography.