By Cara A. Finnegan
Cara A. Finnegan analyzes a wealth of newspaper and journal articles, letters to the editor, trial testimony, books, and speeches produced by means of audience according to particular pictures they encountered in public. From the portrait of a tender Lincoln to pictures of kid workers and Depression-era complication, Finnegan treats the picture as a locus for viewer engagement and constructs a heritage of photography's audience that exhibits how american citizens used phrases approximately photos to take part within the politics in their day. As she exhibits, encounters with images helped audience negotiate the emergent anxieties and crises of U.S. public existence via not just persuasion yet motion, as well.
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Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression by Cara A. Finnegan