Archives of American Art,
Collection size: 33 v. ill.
Format: "A photographic quarterly."
Collection Summary: 33 volumes of Camera Work, published between 1903 and 1917. This is an incomplete set gathered from various sources by the Archives of American Art. Fifty nos. were published in all.
Biographical/Historical Note: Camera Work was a photography periodical published in New York, N.Y.; Alfred Stieglitz was editor. Containing work by major photographers, the magazine was a forum for modern critical thinking on photography and other art forms.
Issues were donated by different donors and gathered by the Archives of American Art to form the collection. Donors or sources include Swann Auction Galleries, Elizabeth McCausland, Rosa E. Prigosen, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
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