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    With a Photogravure Print by Alfred Stieglitz, from the Library of Photographer Clarence H. White

    [Photography]. Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work. An illustrated quarterly magazine devoted to Photography. Published and edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Number XX. New York: Alfred Stieglitz, October, 1907. First edition of this issue of this important photography journal. Quarto. [66], [1, blank] pages. Text pages 37 to 44 missing. With eight (of ten) photogravures after photographs by George H. Seeley, Alfred Stieglitz (only one of three photogravures present), and W. W. Renwick. Four pages of ads inserted. Publisher's original grey cloth backstrip over paper boards, covers lettered in white. Some wear, toning to binding, a few leaves loose. Fair. With the ownership signature of Clarence H. White (1871-1925), who was a prominent teacher of photography and a founder of the Photo-Secession movement (essentially, photography as pure art, co-founded with Stieglitz and F. Holland Day). To further the aims of this movement, White opened the first school devoted to photography as an art in the United States (the Clarence H. White School of Modern Photography, whose students included Margaret Bourke-White, Dorothea Lange, Paul Outerbridge and Karl Struss). He and Stieglitz were close friends , so much so that White moved his family to New York in 1906 to be closer to him.

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