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Forget Me Not

Photography and Remembrance
Princeton Architectural Press

By Geoffrey Batchen

7-3/4 x 9-1/4 in; 128 pp;
80 color images
Paperback
July 2006
ISBN 9781568986197
ISBN10 156898619X

SKU# 9781568986197

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Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing themwith text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterᤙ...
Forget Me Not


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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing themwith text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and moreto create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects. Available now in paperback, this spellbinding book features color photographs of eighty such objects, extraordinary works of art, part memento, part obsessive assemblage, created by ordinary people from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.

 

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7-3/4 x 9-1/4 in; 128 pp;
80 color images
Paperback
July 2006
ISBN 9781568986197
ISBN10 156898619X

Geoffrey Batchen teaches the history of photography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.