Victorian Photography

Camera. Victorian Eyewitness: a History of Photography, 1826-1913.
Macdonald, Gus.
New York: Viking Press, 1980. ISBN: 0670200565.

Like any witness, the camera may lie or tell the truth. The camera may not be completely honest, but it is our only eyewitness to the past. A history of photography emphasizing the camera's role in documenting the decades following the invention of photography.

A Victorian Album. Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Circle.
Ovenden, Graham, ed.
DeCapo Press, New York, 1975.

The Victorians : Photographic Portraits
The Victorians : Photographic Portraits Linkman, Audrey.

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Amateurs, Photography, and the Mid-Victorian Imagination
Amateurs, Photography, and the Mid-Victorian Imagination Seiberling, Grace.

Through a study of British photographers, the author shows how the emergence of amateur photography shaped early photography and led to commercialization of the art. Discusses the tension between amateur and commercial photography.
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Victoria's World : an exhibition from the Gernsheim collection

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American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs
American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs Priscilla Harris Dalrymple.
Paperback - 108 pages (May 1991) Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486265331 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.21 x 11.98 x 9.00

An excellent and profusely illustrated visual survey documenting Victorian costume through photographs.
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Typology : Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age
Steven Heller, Louise Fili.
Paperback - 196 pages (July 1999) Chronicle Books; ISBN: 0811823083 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 11.02 x 8.56

Have you ever wondered about the great variety of type faces seen on the backs of Victorian card photographs? This book introduces the culture and aesthetics of the period and follows the history and development of type styles organized by historical era and country of origin.
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Victorian Photography, Painting, and Poetry; The Enigma of Visibility in Ruskin, Morris, and the Pre-Raphaelites
Smith, Lindsay
Hardcover (September 1995) Cambridge University Press; ISBN: 0521472881 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.80 x 9.33 x 6.22

Analyzes imagery from Victorian poetry comparing it to the images created by photographers and painters.
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