Truth and Beauty (1979)

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  • Featuring

    Gus Macdonald

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Factual TV

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Looks at the battle that raged between two types of photographers in the Victorian era-those who, anxious to have photography accepted as an art "staged" their photographs and used models, and those who believed in the power of photography to show the natural appearance of people and places. Sutcliffe and Emerson belonged to the latter school of thought and examples of their work are shown. nb: Not available non-theatrically for copyright reasons

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