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J.P. Ball, daguerrean and studio photographer

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ball, James Presley, 1825-1904.,
  • African American photographers -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-310).

    Statementedited by Deborah Willis.
    ContributionsBall, James Presley, 1825-1904., Willis, Deborah, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR140.B264 J2 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1724529M
    ISBN 100815307160
    LC Control Number92028218
    OCLC/WorldCa26395706

    & Studio Photography Book. Magic Trick Stage Slush Powder. Radios Sound Design ~ Panasonic R ~ Jade J Harry Potter Goblet Of Fire Update Trading Card Box. Groo Mixed Lot Of 12 Books Best Anywhere Dark Horse. Citizens State Bank Indiana Rocket Bank Air Force. Search Instructions Go to Photographer Lists in the navigation bar. The links Photographers A, Photographers B a n d so fo r t h will give all photographer names beginning with a letter of the alphabet. Hover over the letter of the alphabet and the sections will appear underneath, for instance Aa to Ak is to the individual listings for the photographers in the database.

    Bibliography!of!African!American!and!African!Photography!Books!in!the!ICP!Library!! 2!! Nayland!Blake,!Some!Kind!of!Love:!Performance!Video!!–!,TangTeaching. 6 J. P. Morgan'sNose: Photographer and Subject in American Portrait Photography Eric Homberger 7 Hoppe'sImpure Portraits: Contextualising the American Types Mick Gidley 8 Images of D. H. Lawrence: On the Use of Photographs in Biography David El/is 9 Likeness as Identity: Reflections on the Daguerrean Mystique Alan Trachtenberg

      The next picture that points to the photographer's place is a group portrait by Arthur P. Bedou. It shows a sea of black faces, some in bowlers, some in straw hats, some serious, some amused. Lot of 71 cabinet card portraits by African American photographers J.P. Ball & Son, including 44 from their Helena, Montana, studio (ca s) and 27 from their Seattle studio (ca s). Notables include a group of four men drinking, an African American young woman, a boy dressed in a military costume, and a girl with a jump rope.


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: J.P. Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer (): Willis, Deborah: Books. After an unsuccessful attempt to open a one-room studio in Cincinnati in the fall ofBall became an itinerant photographer and traveled to Pittsburgh, Richmond, and throughout Ohio, finally resettling in Cincinnati in 1 Willis, Deborah, ed.

Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., Next. Get this from a library. J.P. Ball, daguerrean and studio photographer.

[James Presley Ball; Deborah Willis;] -- This thrilling volume not only brings to light an important chapter in African-American history, but it brings long-overdue recognition to Ball (), the 19th-century African-American.

J.P. Ball Daguerrean and Studio Photographer. By Deborah Willis. First Published Hardback $ This version cannot be shipped to your selected country.

Book Description. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Related Subjects. The daguerreotypist James Presley (J.P.) Ball was born in in Virginia, probably a freeman. As a young man he learned daguerreotyping and opened his first studio in Cincinnati, Ohio at age twenty.

The city was a center for anti-slavery activity as well as the photographic arts, and Ball became a leader in both. He wrote and published a pamphlet.

Biography. Ball was born in Frederick County, Virginia, to William and Susan Ball in He learned daguerreotype photography from John B.

Bailey of Boston, who like Ball was "a freeman of color." Ball opened a one-room daguerreotype studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, in The business did not J.P. Ball, so Ball worked as an itinerant daguerreotypist, settling briefly in. It, however, did include much new information unearthed since the publication of Deborah Willis's book, J.P.

Ball, Daguerrean and Studio Photographer (New York, NY: Garland Publishing, Inc., ), and presented this in text-heavy wall labels. Her books include VanDerZee: The Portraits of James VanDerZee (), Lorna Simpson (), J.P. Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer (), and Black Photographers An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography ().

She has taught the history of photography at New York University, City University of New York, and the Brooklyn Museum. James Presley Ball (From: Willis, Deborah, ed.

Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., ) James Presley Ball's 79 years of life constituted an amazing personal journey that carried him across the United States from Virginia to Hawaii, from the time that the United States was a slave society through the turbulent years of.

James Presley Ball was born in Franklin County, Virginia in (oraccording to some sources) to freeborn African Americans William and Susan Ball. Nothing appears to be known about his childhood or education except that he became a daguerreotype apprentice to another freeman of color, Boston photographer John B.

Bailey. The book had so much history and an abundance of photos taken by black photographers and of black people. The photos actually give the reader a different look and perspective of the way history has been recorded.

I find the book to be very interesting and educational and for the price an excellent s:   The first book on James Presley Ball will be available in the winter: "J.P. Ball, Daguerrean and Studio Photographer," edited by Deborah Willis-Thomas (Garland Publishing).

J.P. Ball, daguerrean and studio photographer, Jesse L. Berch, quartermaster sergeant, 22 Wisconsin Regiment of Racine, Wis. [and] Frank M. Rockwell, postmaster 22 Wisconsin of Geneva, Wis. [Unidentified couple, the man with right arm around the woman's shoulder] [Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front].

She is the author of numerous publications including, Black Photographers, An Illustrated Bio-bibliography (); J.P. Ball, Daguerrean and Studio Photographer (); Picturing Us: African American Identity in Photography (, Editor); Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, to the Present (); and The.

1 Alice Ball, photo de grauation 2 Willis, Deborah, editor. J.P. Ball, Daguerrean and Studio Photographer. New York & London: Garland, the book by Mumford was published in in. Deborah Willis (born February 5, ) is a contemporary African-American artist, photographer, curator of photography, photographic historian, author, and educator.

Among her awards and honors, she was a MacArthur Fellow. She is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at Tisch School of the Arts of New York University.

J.P. Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer by Deborah Willis (Editor). Hardcover (April ) Dictionary of American Portraits: Pictures of Important Americans from Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century by Hayward Circer. Inthe Ball family probably moved to Seattle, Washington, where Ball opened the Globe Photo Studio.

He may have relocated to Portland, Oregon in The family moved to Honolulu inand Ball died there in Works. Book. Ball, James Presley.

Ball’s splendid mammoth pictorial tour of the United States. J.P. Ball: Daguerrean and Studio Photographer () Hardcover. $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery Deborah Willis. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Only 9. James Presley Ball, Sr., who captured the image of this unknown young woman, was one of the most celebrated African American photographers of the s.

He opened a number of photography studios, the most successful being “Ball’s Great Daguerrean Gallery of the West” located in Cincinnati, customers ranged from African American slaves to elite white.

Famous black photographers include Jules Lion () who is thought to be the first African-American photographer and who ran a daguerrotype studio in New Orleans in James Presley Ball () was also a Daguerrean and studio photographer and worked with his brother Thomas in Cincinnati in Ball learned his trade from another black photographer.He learned daguerreotype photography from John B.

Bailey of Boston, who like Ball was "a freeman of color."[4] Ball opened a one-room daguerreotype studio in Cincinnati, Ohio in [1] The business did not prosper, so Ball worked as an itinerant daguerreotypist, settling briefly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, then in Richmond, Virginia in The image, the result of an eight-hour exposure, was the world's first photograph.

Little more than ten years later, his associate Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre devised a way to permanently reproduce an image, and his picture—a daguerreotype—needed just twenty minutes' exposure. A practical process of photography was born.