Guide to Sports Photographs

Guide to Sports Photographs

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The standard and authoritative guide to identifying, dating, understanding and authenticating sports photographs from the origins in the 1800s to today. Illustrated in black and white, the book covers the whole range of sports photography, from tintypes to cabinet cards, wirephotos to snapshots, real photo postcards to panoramas. Topics include identifying and understanding photo processes, dating and labeling styles, how to identify reprints and fakes, and dating and understanding stamps, tags and markings. An essential guide for collectors, dealers, auctioneers and sports historians.1800s cabinet card of two boys with racquets, with the albumen print glued to a larger cardboard mount. Nearly all 1800s paper photographic prints are mounted . A percentage of early 1900s photographs are also mounted. Mounted meansanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Sports Photographs
Author:David Rudd Cycleback - 2008-07


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