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photography history daguerre talbot camera obscura heliographiques
Art 142 Illinois Central College
Architecture enabled photographers to...
preserve details, perfect perspectives
reflect modernity, city growth, ammenities
reveal cultural traditions
Uses made of architecture images...
city boosters (advertise city growth and progress)
politicians (Napolean) bragged about quality of city
city planners saw cities as growth of industry and transportation
Les Missions Heliographiques
French state funded commision; 5 photographers record key French monuments labeled for restoration or contruction
Missions Heliographiques images also revealed...
tradition of poverty
class problems gone rampant
revealed heritage ignored and destroyed
stressed celebrations of possessions not the transience "vanitas" of life
Elevation vanishing point focuses on ...
one, frontal facade
Elevation technique showed _______ buildings in an _______ presentation.
Directional lighting was used for what purposes when concerning perspective?
Separation of facades
Perspective in photographs created what type of illusion?
What were indicators of context for architectural imaging?
People in images provide...
Socio-economic strata that later ages miss
Juxtapose structures ...
With other structures.
Make statements through such contrast and comparison.
Baldus, Façade, Notre-Dame de Paris 1860
Baldus, Paris, Pont Saint-Denis 1846
Joohn Plumbe, White House, 1846
Marville, Ecole des Beaux-Arts 1851
Rouchebourg, Notre-Dame; Excavations for Police Prefecture, 1864-65
Anon. Paris, Porte Saint-Denis