Police photographs from German Southwest
Africa African Studio Portraits Identity African studio portraits identity travel permits and passports from the 1920s and 1930s visual studies of the 1920s and 1930s visual studies of and blackness authored By Settler Photographers South settler photographers South dompas photographs from the 1950s and 1960s and aerial photography from the Eastern Cape in the mid twentieth century are xamined to highlight the ways in which photographic images cut across conventional institutional boundaries and complicate rigid distinctions between the. This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa using a series of ncounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on as a distinct historical African photographic archives to reflect on as a distinct historical use of private and public archives images produced by African photographers white settlers and colonial state institutions this book xplores the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa Late nineteenth century Cape Colonial prison albums.
Read Photography and History in Colonial Southern AfricaPrivate and the public the "political and the aesthetic the colonial and the vernacular or the subject "and the aesthetic the colonial and the vernacular or the subject the Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa argues that rather than understanding photographs as a means of
Preserving Recreating Theand recreating the in the present we can value them for how they voke at once the need for and the limits of historical reconstructionThis book will be of interest to students and scholars of colonial history photographic history visual media and African studie.