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The Dialectics of Skill in Talbot's Dream World

Edwards, S. (2002). The Dialectics of Skill in Talbot's Dream World. History of Photography, 26(2) pp. 113–118.

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This essay examines the emergence of photography in the context of contemporary accounts of the factory. I suggest that both photographs and industrial production are embedded in structures of fetishism and the occlusion of labour.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0308-7298
Keywords: photography; factory; autogenesis; Talbot, W. H. F.; Ure, Andrew; fetishism
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 8022
Depositing User: Stephen Edwards
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:00
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