In Light of Rome

In Light of Rome

Early Photography in the Capital of the Art World, 1842-1871

John F. McGuigan, Jr., Frank H. Goodyear III, and Foreword by Maria Francesca Bonetti

This comprehensive study of Rome’s contribution to the early history of photography traces the medium’s rise from a fledgling science to a dynamic form of artistic expression that forever changed the way we perceive the Eternal City.

304 pages
135 duotone illustrations/1 map
Early 2023
Co-published with Bowdoin College Museum of Art (my alma mater!)

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