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Thomas Annan, photographer of Glasgow

Amanda Maddox

Thomas Annan, photographer of Glasgow

by Amanda Maddox

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photographers,
  • Bibliography,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Photography,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmanda Maddox, Sara Stevenson
    ContributionsStevenson, Sara, author, Annan, Thomas, 1829-1887, photographer, J. Paul Getty Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR647 .A5495 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 203 pages
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26925615M
    ISBN 101606065238, 1606065041
    ISBN 109781606065235, 9781606065044
    LC Control Number2016042978
    OCLC/WorldCa959610929

    Now, Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow, on view 23rd May – 13 August at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, presents the first exhibition to survey Annan’s prolific career and legacy as both a photographer and printer. The exhibition includes more than photographs. Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph offers a handy, comprehensive and copiously illustrated overview of the full range of the photographer's work. The book opens with a brief account of the immediate context of Annan's career as a photographer: the astonishing florescence of photography in Victorian : Lionel Gossman.

      Thomas Annan () was an early Scottish photographer, probably best known for his photograph album, The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow. He had a reputation as one of Scotland’s leading photographers, and in he was commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust to capture images of the closes and wynds of old Glasgow that. Home of the Annan collection of old Glasgow Photographs dating from , including many relating to the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald. Quality Prints available to the size you wish. [] Front Page [] Glasgow University & Old College [] Glasgow Bridges [] Glasgow Transport [] Glasgow Streets [] Glasgow Exhibitions [].

    Two thumbs up for this book!’ SkyHighCity ‘Chris Leslie is the foremost chronicler of the changing face of Glasgow over the last decade.’ A Thousand Flowers ‘Chris Leslie builds on that erudite pointed critical observation and legacy of photography from the Victorian photographer Thomas Annan, through to Marzaroli. Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph offers a handy, comprehensive and copiously illustrated overview of the full range of the photographer\'s work. The book opens with a brief account of the immediate context of Annan\'s career as a photographer: the astonishing florescence of photography in Victorian Scotland.


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Thomas Annan, photographer of Glasgow by Amanda Maddox Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thomas Annan (–) was a Scottish photographer, notable for being the first to record the bad housing conditions of the poor. Born in Dairsie, Fife he was one of seven children of John Annan, a flax spinner.

After his initial apprenticeship as a lithographic writer and engraver at the Fife Herald in Cupar, he moved to Glasgow in and worked as a lithographer and. During the rise of industry in 19th century Scotland, Photographer of Glasgow book Annan ranked as the preeminent photographer in Glasgow.

Best known for his haunting images of tenements on the verge of demolition—often considered precursors of the documentary tradition in photography—he prodigiously recorded the people, the social landscape, and the built environment of Glasgow.

Thomas Annan (–) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the “second city” of the British Empire.

Often working in conjunction with civic projects, Annan produced numerous series that underscore the 5/5(3). Thomas Annan of Glasgow: Pioneer of the Documentary Photograph offers a handy, comprehensive and copiously illustrated overview of the full range of the photographer’s work.

While the text itself is intended for the general reader, extensive endnotes amplify particular themes and offer guidance to readers interested in pursuing them : Lionel Gossman. Sarah Stevenson and Amanda Maddox, Thomas Annan, Photographer of Glasgow, Yale University Press and J Paul Getty Museum, Newhaven, Anna Ventura Mozley, The Old Closes and Streets (Thomas Annan: Photographs of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow /, with a Supplement of 15 Related Views, New York: Dover Publications, Links.

Thomas Annan (–) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the “second city” of the British Empire. Thomas Annan () was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the “”second city”” of the British Empire.

Often working in conjunction with civic projects, Annan produced numerous series that underscore the transformation of the city and its environs, [ ]. Buy Thomas Annan - Photographer of Glasgow by Maddox, Amanda, Stevenson, Sara (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Annan's achievement as a photographer of paintings and a portrait and landscape photographer is less widely known. Thomas Annan: Photographer of Victorian Scotland offers a handy, comprehensive and copiously illustrated overview of the full range of the photographer's work.

The book opens with a brief account of the immediate context of Annan's 5/5(2). Photographer Thomas Annan was a Scottish photographer who utilised many photographic processes throughout his career.

He made portrait and architectural photographs with equal ability, but is primarily remembered for his studies of the alleys and tenement buildings of Glasgow. The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow (), a classic of documentary. The best-known, most widely-admired, and most problematical of Annan’s architectural photographs make up the collection known as The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow.

These photographs were commissioned by the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust, an agency set up to oversee the demolition, authorized by Act of Parliament inof a section of the old center. Book Launch: Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow (Amanda Maddox and Sara Stevenson, Getty Publications) Q&A & Book Signing with co-author Sara Stevenson Street Level Photoworks, Sat 04 Novemer, 3pm.

Free but ticketed. Thomas Annan (–) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and. Thomas Annan: Photographer of Victorian Scotland offers a handy, comprehensive and copiously illustrated overview of the full range of the photographer’s work.

The book opens with a brief account of the immediate context of Annan’s career as a photographer: the astonishing florescence of photography in Victorian Scotland. The book of the month for March features the Glasgow photographer Thomas Annan's The Old Closes and Streets of d between and as part of a commission from the City of Glasgow Improvements Trust, this collection of images of the working class areas of old Glasgow helped document the impoverished living conditions of the working class at the time.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This publication accompanies the exhibition Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from May 23 to Aug "--Colophon. The book contains the best of Thomas Annan's photographs of Victorian Glasgow.

During the Victorian period, Glasgow was an industrial and economic powerhouse: the Second City of Empire. However, while the elite made and spent vast fortunes, life for many Glaswegians meant poverty, disease and the most overcrowded slums in Europe.5/5(1).

Thomas Annan ( - ) started off as a commercial photographer, producing cartes-de-visite, landscapes and stereoscopic views.

Later, along with his sons John and James Craig Annan, he became famous for his fine art reproductions and his photography documenting the architecture of Glasgow: both its slums before clearance and its elegant houses.

These were eventually exhibited by Thomas' son, James Craig Annan, and reproduced in photogravure in Alfred Stieglitz's journal Camera works include: Bond and free: five sketches illustrative of slavery.

by J Noel Paton, photographed by Thomas Annan () Portrait of David Livingstone () Photographs of Glasgow College () The. Thomas Annan (–) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the “second city” of the British : Getty Publications.

Thomas Annan () was the one of the most important photographers in 19th century Scotland. He grew up in rural Fife, the son of a farmer. Like other early photographic pioneers he had a background in printing and the visual arts, beginning in a seven-year apprenticeship as a lithographic engraver with the printing firm of Tullis in.

As Sara Stevenson, founding curator of photography at the National Galleries of Scotland, writes in Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow, his work is notable for his “vivid enthusiasm”.Thomas Annan () was a Scottish photographer, notable for being the first to record the bad housing conditions of the poor.

Born in Dairsie, Fife he was one of seven children of John Annan, a flax spinner. After his initial apprenticeship as .Inthe Getty Museum curated an exhibition entitled Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow, the first to survey his career and legacy as photographer and printer.

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