Exposing slavery : photography, human bondage, and the birth of modern visual politics in America / Matthew Fox-Amato.

"Within a few years of the invention of the first commercially successful photography process in 1839, American slaveholders had already begun commissioning photographic portraits of their slaves. Ex-slaves-turned-abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass also came to see how sitting for a portr...

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Main Author: Fox-Amato, Matthew, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]

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