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History of Photography

Guide to resources on the history, theory, and practice of photography.

Getting Started: Overview Information

Welcome to the Subject Guide for History of Photography. This guide contains information on the photography collections held at UMBC, links to online references and collections outside of UMBC, and selected books and databases for research on the history, theory, and practice of photography. Use the tabs at left to explore these resources. 

Image of a photograph by Robert Fichter, titled A New Photograph of a Successful Weapon of War, 1970 Cyanotype, gum bichromate print

 

 

 

Robert Fichter, A New Photograph of a Successful Weapon of War, 1970. Cyanotype, gum bichromate print. Robert W. Fichter Collection, The Photography Collections, UMBC (Coll132-P012)