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Portraiture and Photography Resource Pack

Portrait and Photography Resource Pack cover

297 x 210mm, 32 pages
24 black and white illustrations
Illustrated timeline, glossary and bibliography
1 folded poster, 762 x 508mm
5 art prints, 297 x 210mm
ISBN 1 85514 258 9
£9.95 (paperback)

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Portraiture & Photography
A Photography Resource Pack
Roger Hargreaves

The National Portrait Gallery's Educational Resource Packs help bring faces from history to life for the student. Portraiture & Photography supports A-Level, BTEC and GNVQ Photography, Art and Media Studies courses, and City and Guilds 9231 Portrait module.

Includes 32-page illustrated book, introducing the student to the vocabulary, history and major themes of portrait photography from its inception to the present day, plus:

  • Unique poster of 25 studies from the famous Camille Silvy Studio Daybook
  • Art prints to frame and keep of:
    Charles Darwin by Julia Margaret Cameron
    The Duke and Duchess of Windsor by Richard Avedon
    Lady Bridgett Poulett as 'Arethusa' by Madame Yevonde
    Francis Bacon by Bill Brandt
    Stuart Hall by Dawoud Bey


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