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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Shawn Michelle Smith This article considers Augustus Washington’s mid-nineteenth-century Liberian daguerreotypes as propositions about a new nation. It suggests that Washington understood the power of his images as propaganda for viewers in the United States and also as documents that registered...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
...." Albert J. Beals, New York City. 2 ? X 3 Daguerreotype, circa 1852. Stanley B. Burns, MD and The Burns Archive...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Gaskins Nka • 39 Samuel J. Miller, Frederick Douglass, 1847/52. Daguerreotype, 14 x 10.6 cm 40 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37 • November 2015 sense of self. Consider for a moment the response time he commonly...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 154–158.
Published: 01 November 2019
... s visual neighbors. In a second case, it is hard to fully understand paintings of black nannies and their white charges without un- derstanding other images of them that circulated in nineteenth-century Paris. By juxtaposing daguerreotypes of nan- nies; a caricature of writer Alexandre Dumas père...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 54–69.
Published: 01 May 2021
... commissioning of daguerreotypes of on top of pedestals, and directly drawn on the win- enslaved people in a plantation in South Carolina, dows were attempts to create an interruption of re- Enwezor s foray into France s ethnographic tradi- ality, a kind of surrealist convulsion that evoked tion was also...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and the Imaging of Truth” compares the visual evidence made of Baartman during her year in France with daguerreotypes made as visual evidence for Louis Agassiz in 1850. Collins...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
... additional light in the darkroom before developing to deliberately overexpose part of the image.49 The resulting effect was discovered soon after the invention of the daguerreotype and subsequently rediscovered by photographers who accidently let light into their darkrooms. Lee Miller is said to have made...