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EMERSON, Peter Henry 
Idyls of the Norfolk Broads. Being twelve autogravure plates from original negatives together with descriptive text and introductory. By P. H. Emerson ... 
Shelfmark: 74/1869.b.28. 
Publisher: London: The Autotype Company, [1888] (Chiswick Press:- Charles Whittingham and Co.) x, [12] p., [12] leaves of plates. 2 (44 cm). 
Country: England 
Subject: Norfolk (England) - Rural conditions 
Acquisition: CRO 8 Aug 1888 
Notes: Printer's name from colophon. - With a half-title. - Text and leaves of plates with mounted photographs in a folder. - No. 26 of a limited edition of 150 copies on India paper. 
Photographer: Emerson, Peter Henry (1856-1936) 
Description or title: Peter Henry Emerson pioneered "naturalistic" photography, became its leading advocate, theorist and practitioner and was considered one of the leading photographers of his time. 
Contains photos of: Landscapes. 
General photo size: From 7 x 7.1 cms. to 14.2 x 25 cms. 
Photographs:
1   The skirt of the village. 
2   The haysel. 
3   Noontide on the pastures. 
4   Flowers of the mere. 
5   Autumn floods. 
6   Water-babies. 
7   The sedge harvest. 
8   A lowland farmstead. 
9   The wealth of marshland. 
10   "The reedy marge." 
11   A grey day pastoral. 
12   The windmill. 

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