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The plant kingdoms of Charles Jones / Sean Sexton & Robert Flynn Johnson ; preface by Alice Waters.

  • Jones, Charles, 1866-1959
Date
2016
  • Books

About this work

Description

"Charles Jones was an English gardener who, at around the turn of the 20th century, took hundreds of photographs of vegetables, fruits and flowers, all set against neutral, dark or light backgrounds in the style of formal studio 'portraits.' His images challenge the narrative of the history of the still-life genre and of photography in general. However, they languished unseen until 1981, when photography collector Sean Sexton stumbled upon Jones' surviving prints in Bermondsey Market in London."--Back cover.

Publication/Creation

London : Thames & Hudson, 2016.

Physical description

128 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.

Notes

First published in the United Kingdom in 1998 by Thames & Hudson.

Contents

Preface / by Alice Waters -- Introduction / by Robert Flynn Johnson -- Vegetables -- Flowers -- Fruits.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    DFWJ.AL
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ISBN

  • 9780500544631