Film, Video Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day
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- Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day
- A fascinating and colorful figure and an extraordinary artist, F. Holland Day was a bibliophile, publisher and photographer. He assembled one of the largest collections in the world of materials relating to the life and work of John Keats and in 1894 traveled to England to dedicate the first ever memorial to the poet. The audience for the dedication ceremony included Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley, George Moore and William Butler Yeats. But it is for his photography that Day is best known. His stunningly original, brilliantly executed and sometimes controversial photographic images of blacks, children and allegorical subjects brought him fame. His determination to promote photography as a fine art led him to create photographic representations of the crucifixion of Christ, studies for which he was his own model. During the significant 1895-1905 period in photographic history, his fame rivaled that of Alfred Stieglitz.
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- Library of Congress. Center for the Book, sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2009-10-29.
- - Biography, History
- - Classification: Fine Arts.
- - Patricia J. Fanning.
- - Recorded on 2009-10-29.
- - Kids, Families.
- - Researchers.
- - Teachers.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-29, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688338/.
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Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2009) Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-29. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688338/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-29, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688338/>.