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Monsters of the Gilded Age: Photographs Charles Eisenmann by Charles Eisenmann

Monsters of the Gilded Age: Photographs

Charles Eisenmann by Charles Eisenmann

Published 1979
ISBN : 9780771595219
Paperback
111 pages
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Called monsters by the medical profession, the subjects of this photographic collection made their living appearing in circuses, side shows, and living museums across America from the 1880s through the 1890s. Photographer Charles Eisenmann capturedMoreCalled monsters by the medical profession, the subjects of this photographic collection made their living appearing in circuses, side shows, and living museums across America from the 1880s through the 1890s. Photographer Charles Eisenmann captured the images of these unusual people within his New York studio apartment. Originally released in 1979, this new edition includes the 80 original images and background information to place the subject of each performer within Americas Gilded Age. Also included is a discussion of Eisenmanns photographic techniques.