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Arctic spectacles

Russell A. Potter

Arctic spectacles

the frozen North in visual culture, 1818-1875

by Russell A. Potter

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture -- History -- 19th century,
  • Documentary photography,
  • Art, Victorian,
  • Culture populaire -- Histoire -- 19e siècle,
  • Photographie documentaire,
  • Art victorien,
  • Arctic regions -- Description and travel,
  • Arctic regions -- Pictorial works,
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Arctique -- Descriptions et voyages,
  • Arctique -- Ouvrages illustrés,
  • Arctique -- Découverte et exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-254) and index.

    StatementRussell A. Potter.
    GenrePictorial works., Ouvrages illustrés.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG608 P68 2007b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16946254M
    ISBN 10077353332X, 0773533338
    ISBN 109780773533325, 9780773533332
    LC Control Number2008299312

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