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Guide to the The Penumbra Foundation Collection of Digitized Photography Manuals CAP.1

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Creator: Penumbra Foundation
Creator: Taubman, Eric
Title: The Penumbra Foundation Collection of Digitized Photography Manuals
Dates [inclusive]: 1847-1994
Dates [bulk]: 1847-1930
Abstract: The Penumbra Foundation is a photographic arts organization developed to maintain relevant historical and analog photography in the digital age through education, supporting artists' work in historical processes, lecture series, research, residency programs, workshops, and studio and library programs in collaboration with a like-minded community. This collection consists of digitized photographic processing and equipment manuals, as well as volumes documenting the history of photography, generally dating from the mid-19th century to the early-20th century. These materials were collected by members of the Penumbra Foundation.
Quantity: 249 Volumes
Language: Materials primarily in English, with some publications in German and French.
Call Phrase: CAP.1