The Newsletter 61 Autumn 2012

Photographic partners for ethnographic artefacts

Thomas Psota

Ethnographic artefacts, dating back to the 17th century or even earlier, are commonly found partnered with illustrations to further explain their context and relevance. The earlier techniques of sketching, watercolour, etching, and other hand-produced imagery, were often replaced with photography when the technology was introduced and developed in the 19th century.

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