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A Survey of Daguerreian Literature:

VI. The Contemporary Daguerreotype

Aletti. "Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand/Irving Pobboravsky." The Village Voice 34, #4 (January 24, 1989). Review of exhibition at Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery; Pobboravsky described as a "classicist" with "sublimely pared-down" work.

Bailly-Maitre-Grand, Patrick. Les Daguerreotypes Contemporains de Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand. (Chalon-sur-Saone: Musee Nicephore Niepce, 1984.) Brochure for B-M-G exhibition including short essay by B-M-G on the history and technique of the daguerreotype and on the daguerreotype in 1984.

Bailly-Maitre-Grand, Patrick. "Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand chez les 30 x 40." Interphototheque Actualites 34/35 (June 1987), pp. 2-10. Interview with B-M-G.

[Bailly-Maitre-Grand, Patrick.] See Lobjoy under "The French Daguerreotype." Information on B-M-G and reproductions.

Baker, Roger. "Daguerreotypes on Copper." History of Photography 1, #2 (April 1977), pp. 111-116. Most interesting essay also reproducing one of Baker's daguerreotypes.

Beaujour, Anne. "Carnavalet: Images passees du futur." L'Express Paris & Musee Carnavalet, 1989. Eight page brochure on the collaboration of Irving Pobboravsky and Grant Romer with fine color reproductions of nine of their daguerreotypes.

Boudreau, Joseph. "Color Daguerreotypes: Hillotypes Recreated," in Pioneers of Photography, ed. Eugene Ostroff. (Springfield, VA: Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers, 1987,) pp. 189-199. This somewhat technical essay discusses the Hill controversy and charts Boudreau's successful working through Hill's Treatise on Heliocromy; clearly some of the most important daguerreian research of our time.

Forti, Giulio. "Dagherrotipia: Sorrida Almeno 40 Secondi." Fotografare Novita 6, #1 (Gennaio 1977), pp. 70-73, 86. Important interview with Irving Pobboravsky and four reproductions of his daguerreotypes.

Graver, N.M. "The Contemporary Daguerreotype." Photographica 9, #5 (May 1977), pp. 607. Review of an Eastman House exhibition curated by Grant Romer including the work of Walter Johnson, Marvin Kreisman, Kenneth Nelson, Ray Phillips, Irving Pobboravsky, Grant Romer, Shinkichi Tajiri, Charles Tremear, Erik VanCourt (equipment), Thomas Young, and Harvey Zucker.

Nelson, Kenneth. A Practical Introduction to the Art of Daguerreotypy in the 20th Century. (Tempe: Arizona State Univ. Press, 1977.) A how-to-book by one of the modern masters.

Pobboravsky, Irving. "Alte Techniken neu. entdeckt: Die Daguerreotypie." Foto Hobby Labor (Munich), (March 1980), pp. 30-33. Essay on the daguerreotype process with photographs of Pobboravsky at work; also includes a Pobboravsky stereo daguerreotype; authorship of article incorrectly credited to a Nicolas M. Gaver.

Pobboravsky, Irving. "Historique et Description de Faire un Daguerreotype Avec un Appareil Giroux." Photohistory '73 [Proceedings]. (Rochester: Photographic Historical Society, 1973.) Illustrated essay on the making of a daguerreotype with the Giroux camera at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.

Pobboravsky, Irving. Study of Iodized Daguerreotype Plates. (Rochester: RIT Graphic Arts Research Center, 1971.) A major scientific study of the daguerreotype plate by the dean of American daguerreotypists.

[Pobboravsky, Irving.] "Daguerreotypie-Meister heute." Foto Magazin (Munich), (June 1976), p. 14. Short illustrated article.

Romer, Grant B. "Daguerreotype." Camera (February 1978), pp. 4, 9, 17. Informative essay about Romer's work with the daguerreotype process.

Romer, Grant B. "The Daguerreotype in America and England after 1860." History of Photography 1, #1 (July 1977), pp. 201-212. Very important article dealing primarily with M.J. Steffens, Charles Tremear, Ray Phillips, and Irving Pobboravsky but also reproducing daguerreotypes by Romer and Harvey Zucker.

Romer, Grant B. "Heavy Lightness, Serious Vanity: Modern Daguerreotypy." (See Wood under "General Studies."), excellent essay on the art of Irving Pobboravsky and Patrick Bailly-Maitre-Grand.

Steinorth, Karl. "Irving Pobboravsky-Daguerreotypist." Foto Magazin (Munich), (April 1973), p. 4. Short article on Pobboravsky's work with illustrations.

Tajiri, Shinkitchi. Spiegel mit Erinnerungen, Wiederentdeckung der Daguerreotypie. (Berlin: Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, 1977.) On Tajiri's daguerreotypes taken between 1960-1976, illustrated.

Tajiri, Shinkichi. Spiegels met herinneringen: 101 daguerreotypieen van Tajiri. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (Catalogue #607), 1976. With reproductions of nineteen of Tajiri's daguerreotypes.

Verhulst, Jeanne. "The Contemporary Daguerreotype." (See Wood under "The American Daguerreotype."), major essay with reproductions of daguerreotypes by Thomas Davies, Gerard Meegan, Kenneth Nelson, Irving Pobboravsky, Grant Romer, Robert Shlaer, Thomas Young, and Harvey Zucker.

Verhulst, Jeanne. "One Hundred and Fifty Years After Daguerre: A Look at Contemporary Daguerreotypy." Image 32, #24 (December 1989), pp. 20-31. Excellent essay with fourteen reproductions of daguerreotypes by Bailly-Maitre-Grand, Davies, Nelson, Pobboravsky, Romer, Shlaer, Young, and Zucker.

Verhulst, Jeanne. A Salute to Daguerre: The Contemporary Daguerreotype. (Rochester: International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, 1989.) Catalogue of a major exhibition with biographies of the twelve daguerreotypists represented.

Wills, Canfield & Deirdre. History of Photography. (London: Hamlyn, 1980.) Reproduces some of Shaw's contemporary "fakes" features in the case of the Queen vs. Shaw at Manchester Crown Court in June 1979.


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