Recommended photographic literature

Literature on 19th century photography
Below please find a list of reference works which I find quite useful and/or interesting. Please feel free to send me an email if you would like to suggest additional titles.

Afghanistan

Africa

Algeria

  • Goldberg, I., Adés, M.-C. & Zaragozi, P. Photographies En Algérie Au XIXe Siècle. Paris: Musée-Galerie De La Seita, 1999

Anthropology / Ethnography

  • Falconer, J., Groenevelde, A., Maas, H. & Wachlin, S. From Bombay To Shanghai. Rotterdam: Museum voor Volkenkunde, 1994

Architectural Photography

Art Photography

  • Hamber, A. A Higher Branch Of The Art. Photographing The Fine Arts In England 1839-1880. Great Britain: Gordon & Breach, 1996
  • Maclean, H. Photography for Artists. Brief and Useful Information Respecting the Many Uses of Photography in Various Walks of the Pictorial and Allied Arts. Bradford & London: Percy Lund & Memorial Hall, 1896

Australia

  • Jones, Philip. The Policeman’s Eye. The Frontier Photographs of Paul Foelsche.

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Cartes de Visite

Ceylon

China

Collecting

Collections

  • Heiting, M. & Janis, E.P. At the Still Point. Photographs from the Manfred Heiting Collection. Volume I, 1840-1916. Los Angeles & Amsterdam: Cinubia

Color photography

Crime

Daguerreotype(s)

Egypt

Erotic photography

Fashion photography

  • Sartori, Franco; Et Al. 20 Anni di Vogue Italia 1964-1984

France

  • Portrait. Paris: Grassart & A. Gaudin et Frère, 1856
  • Pellerin, Denis. La photographie stereoscopique sous le second empire.
  • Rouillé, A. La Photographie En France. Paris: Éditions Macula, 1989
  • Voignier, J.-M. Répertoire Des Photographes De France Au Dix-Neuvième Siècle. Chevilly-Larue: Le Pont De Pierre, 1993

General Works & History of Photography

  • Johnson, W. S. Nineteenth-Century Photography. An Annotated Bibliography 1839-1879. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1990
  • Moriarty, S.R. Darkness and Light: Death and Beauty in Photography. Notre Dame, Indiana: Snite Museum of Art, 2009

Germany

  • Baier, W. Quellendartsellungen zur Geschichte des Fotografie. Munich: Scrimer/Mosel, 1977

Great Britain

History of photography (general)

Hungary

India

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies)

Industrial photography

Iran (Persia)

Ireland

Italy

  • Carlo Ponti – un magicien de l’image / Zauberkünstler mit Bildern, Vevey: Musée suisse de l’appareil photographique, 1996.

Japan

  • Boyd, T. Portraits in Sepia. From the Japanese Carte de Visite Collection of Torin Boyd and Naomi Izakura. Tokyo: Izakura & Boyd, 2000
  • Schwarzenbach, Christoph. Japanische Souvenir-Photoalben aus dem spaten 19. Jahrhundert. Sonderabzug aus den “Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Ostasiatische Kunst” Nr. 25, Oktober 1998.

Korea

Medical photography

Middle East & North Africa

Miscellaneous

The Netherlands

  • Magelhaes, Claude. Nederlandse Fotografie. De eerste honderd jaar.

Optical

Pacific

Palestine (Israel, The Holy Land)

Panoramas

Photo Albums

  • Maas, Ellen. Die goldene Jahre der Photoalben. Koln: DuMont Buchverlag, 1977.
  • Schwarzenbach, Christoph. Japanische Souvenir-Photoalben aus dem spaten 19. Jahrhundert. Sonderabzug aus den “Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Ostasiatische Kunst” Nr. 25, Oktober 1998.

Photographica

Photographically illustrated books

Photographic materials and techniques

Photographic Theory

Pictorialism

Royalty

  • Ruitenberg-de Vries, Liesbeth [ed]. Europa’s hoogadel op ‘s keizers kleedkamer. 30 jaar portretfotografie 1880-1910. Kasteel Huis Doorn.

Russia

Science

Singapore

  • Liu, Gretchen. From the Family Album. Portraits from the Lee Brothers Studio, Singapore 1910-1925.

South America

South East Asia

Spain

  • Kurtz, G. & Ortega, I. 150 Años De Fotografía En La Biblioteca Nacional. Madrid: El Viso, 1989

Stereoscopic photography

  • Pellerin, Denis. La photographie stereoscopique sous le second empire.

Turkey

USA

Vernacular photography

War photography