IMAGE Magazine CoverBeginning in 1952, Image traced the accumulation of scholarship in the history of photography, including the evolving motion picture industry and the technology of photography. In its first decades there was nothing like it in the world. Beaumont Newhall, George Eastman House's first curator and author of The History of Photography (published by the Museum of Modern Art), was a frequent contributor in the early years, as was the Museum's first motion picture curator, James Card, an eminent motion picture historian. Also contributing numerous articles was George Pratt, a silent film scholar and author of the widely consulted Spellbound in Darkness (New York Graphic Society). Other noted contributors include the artist and George Eastman House curator, Minor White; educator and visionary, Nathan Lyons; and Museum curators, Thomas Barrow and Robert Sobieszek. Together this accumulation of research and interpretation established the history of photography as a legitimate field of scholarship.


Issues of Image Magazine

IMAGE (1971. vol 14. issue 1.)

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Editorial….1
Image mission statement.

Conversations with Duane Michals….2
Transcript of a dialogue between professor Arnold Gassan, his students, and the photographer Duane Michals.

Fall Symposium….9
List of symposium lectures at the Eastman House relating to the exhibition Photo Eye of the 20s.

Beaumont Newhall's Kulturpreis….10
Beaumont Newhall, Director of George Eastman House, received the 1970 Culture Prize of the German Society of Photography together with Leo Fritz Gruber of Cologne on September 19, 1970. English translation of speeches given at the awards ceremony.

Photography as the Handmaid of Art, O. G. Rejlander….12
Facsimile of an article published in The British Journal Photographic Almanac and Photographers Daily Companion in 1866. Rejlander lists a number of ways in which photography can be useful to artists.

Synoptic Catalogue….14
The Synoptic Catalogue of the George Eastman House Collections is a brief survey of the prints and print makers that are pictorially or historically significant or both. From Berenice Abbott to Baldi and Wurthle.

Lewis W. Hine Portfolio….16
The Portfolio contains twelve individual plates (5x7 on 9x12 sheets) reproduced from contemporary prints from Hine's original glass plates preserved in the Eastman House negative archive.

George Eastman House Traveling Exhibitions….17

Citation Information

Author : Coke, F. Van Deren , ed.
Title  : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the George Eastman House
Volume : 14
Number : 1
Date   : January, 1971

IMAGE (1974. vol 17. issue 3.)

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Robertson of Constantinople....1
On the career of James Robertson, an Englishman who spent much time photographing the landscape, architecture, and inhabitants of Constantinople. He also photographed the Crimean War and the Indian mutiny with Felice Beato.

Lynne Cohen: Interiors—Portfolio....12
Author locates Cohen’s photographs, which document interior spaces, within a tradition of interior photography by practitioners such as Atget, Evans, Lange, Arbus, and Nicholas Nixon.

King Vidor's THE CROWD....20
A fresh analysis of the film The Crowd, including a summation of several earlier interpretations that, for the author, reflect the reviewer’s conception of society more than sound analysis.

Review: Photography of Gary Hallman....26
Author believes subject matter is of minimal importance in Hallman’s abstracted photographs, which are primarily concerned with visual perception.

Books Received....27

Films Received....27

Four Exhibitions....27

Synoptic Catalog....28
The synoptic catalog is a selective survey of the photographic and allied resources of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. Ernst Haas to James Hilbrandt.

International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33

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Author : Pratt, George C., ed.
Title  : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House
Volume : 17
Number : 3
Date   : September, 1974

IMAGE (1979. vol 22. issue 1.)

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Vedute Della Camera: Nineteenth Century Views of Italy….1
By the 1850s studios in Florence, Rome, and Venice were busy producing architectural and landscape views for upper- and middle-class Europeans visiting the Grand Tour sites.

The Inclusion of Medieval and Victorian Art in Jerry Uelsmann's Photographs: A Reading of Associations….8
Peters discusses the surrealist, medieval and Victorian imagery and associations in Uelsmann’s photomontages. Illustrated by six examples of his work.

William Daniels on von Stroheim, Garbo and Others….16
Cinematographer Daniels talks about his career as a cameraman in an interview with Pratt conducted in 1958.

Nineteenth Century French Photography….28
Author briefly discusses a George Eastman House exhibition of French daguerreotypes held in 1977 as a component of a continuing project to publicize the museum’s Cromer Collection, which includes nearly 500 daguerreotypes.

International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33

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Author : Pratt, George C., Director of Publications  Meinwald, Dan, Co-editor
Title  : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House
Volume : 22
Number : 1
Date   : March, 1979

IMAGE (1979. vol 22. issue 2.)

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A Professional Photographer and His Amateur Counterparts: A Comparative Study….1
Brief comparison of photographic views of the same sites in Egypt taken by Antoine (Antonio) Beato in the 1870s or 80s and Kodak No. 1 roll-film images taken by two unidentified amateurs.

Aimé Rochas: Daguerreotypist….11
Little is known about amateur Rochas who photographed in the Middle East and helped perfect a method for copying daguerreotypes. Three plates from Maxime du Camp’s album Egypt, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie are actually copy photographs from daguerreotypes made by Rochas.

Recent Acquisitions: Paul Lewis Anderson (1880-1956)….15
Self-taught photographer Anderson was a noted author of several books pertaining to the practice of pictorialist photography. He taught at the Clarence H. White School of Photography and operated a portrait studio—for a time in partnership with Karl Struss. Anderson’s daughter donated his photograph collection to George Eastman House.

Osa and Martin Johnson: World Travellers in Africa….21
Article drawn from Osa’s autobiography describing their numerous trips to Africa and the South Pacific and the resulting travelogues and nature films. Discusses their entrepreneurial start promoting Martin’s film and traveling show documenting Jack London’s South Seas journey.

"Designing Hollywood"….31
Dr. Norman Gambill was the guest curator for the Eastman House exhibition “Designing Hollywood: Productions of Harry Horner (1940-1972).” Production designer Horner also received an award from George Eastman House in recognition of his achievements.

A Bibliography on Conservation of Photographs….32
A short reference list of published articles, reports, and books on photographic conservation.

International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33

Citation Information

Author : Pratt, George C., Director of Publications  Meinwald, Dan, Co-editor
Title  : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House
Volume : 22
Number : 2
Date   : June, 1979