Burton Brothers - Photographers

By: Knight, Hardwicke

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Dust-jacket has chips and tears, abrasions and tape repairs. 60mm missing at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the copyright page: "With the Author's Best Wishes / Hardwicke Knight / 9:XII:'80". [x], 139 pages. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 283 x 215mm. Illustrated with black and white relief half-tone photographic illustrations. "Little has been published about the firm of Burton Brothers, whose photographs did so much to publicise New Zealand and its attractions. Burton Brothers later merged into Muir & Moodie, a firm that became well known thorough its view postcards. The work of both concerns has become a part of New Zealand's photographic heritage and has long been sought by several libraries, museums and private collectors. " - from dustwrapper blurb. Contents: Acknowledgements; Illustrations in the Text; Author's Note; Burton Brothers Photographers; The Background; Walter Burton Alone; Invitation to Alfred Burton; Alfred Burton's Arrival; Thomas Muir; Ghost Photographs; Travelling Dark Van; Panoramas; The Great Composite; The Dissolution of the Partnership; Fresh Ventures; Tragedy; Alfred Burton and Thomas Muir: Partners; To Fiji; To the King Country; Prosperity; Exchange Court Studio; Thomas Borrow (1849-1925) ; Tarawera Eruption 1886; Sutherland Falls Expedition; Winter Photography; The 'Planted Canoe' Kerfuffle; The Second Tragedy; Muir & Moodie; The Burton Brothers Tradition; Shakespeariana; Masonic Careers; Plates; Captions to the Plates; Collections of Burton Brothers Photographs; Chronology; Bibliography; Index.

Title: Burton Brothers - Photographers

Author Name: Knight, Hardwicke

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, John McIndoe: (1980)

ISBN Number: 0868680214

ISBN Number 13: 9780868680217

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 20104

Keywords: Photographs New Zealand