PICTURING MEXICO : FROM THE CAMERA LUCIDA TO FILM.
New Barnet, Herts, United King John Libbey Publishing Ltd, Indiana University Press, 2014. First edition 234., maps, photos, illus., facsimiles, bibl., boards, dust jacket, 4to large. New Hardcover 9780861967018 The book offers new insights into the relation of film to the tradition of 19th-century optical transcription, highlighting practices that help characterise "cinema" before the advent of cinema. Considers the 18th-century topographical view, the early-19th-century painted panorama, and the pictorial organisation of lithographs and photographs of Mexico made by nineteenth-century visitors to the country from Europe and North America.Text in inglés. (Item ID: 168837)