John Henry Haynes : a photographer and archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881-1900 / Robert G. Ousterhout.Publisher: İstanbul : Cornucopia Books, 2016Edition: 2nd editionDescription: 152 pages : illustrations (black and white, and sepia), 1 map ; 22 x 26 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated | unmediated Carrier type: volume | volumeISBN: 9786058308008Subject(s): Haynes, John Henry, 1849-1910 | Haynes, John Henry, 1849-1910 | Photographers -- United States -- Biography | Photography in archaeology | Antiquities | Photographers | Photography in archaeology | Travel | Turkey -- Description and travel | Middle East -- Description and travel | Turkey -- Antiquities | Middle East -- Antiquities | Turkey -- Pictorial works | Middle East -- Pictorial works | Middle East | Turkey | United StatesGenre/Form: Biography | Illustrated works. | Pictorial works. | Illustrated works.DDC classification: 956.1015 LOC classification: DR438.9.H39 | O988 2016
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"John Henry Haynes is described as ‘The father of American archaeological photography’ (writes Roger Williams [1947-]), and if Haynes is not as well known as he should be, John Henry Haynes: A Photographer and Archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881–1900 by Robert G. Ousterhout explains why. In some ways this farm boy from Massachusetts, born in 1849, didn’t have much chance against fellow archaeologists engaged in trampling over each other to further their names. True, Haynes lacked a solid Classical education, and some of his colleagues considered him common and slow-witted, but he had an artistic eye, photographed places unknown and had one particularly spectacular find. He was even appointed the first American Ambassador to Baghdad."--Publisher's website.
"This is a revised edition of a book that came out in 2011, refreshed with some unpublished pictures as a companion to a new and timely title, Palmyra 1885.... Many of the images in the reissued book, described as a ‘landmark study’, come from the archives of Harvard University and from the University of Pennsylvania, which was involved in some of these early expeditions...."--Publisher's website.
Includes bibliographical references (page 151).
Introduction -- Early life -- Sailing to Assos : a foothold in the East -- Travels with a camera : Anatolia, Syria and Mesopotamia -- Baghdad and beyond : the unsung hero of Nippur -- An eye for the picturesque : the photographer as artist.
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