The Empire State Building

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Prestel, 1998 - Photography - 103 pages
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Lewis W. Hine's famous photographs, documenting the construction of what was then the world's tallest building, pay tribute to human vision, endeavor, and courage.

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This capsule history of a wonderful structure is full of the facts and figures that make that Art Deco landmark such a marvel. Doherty and Doherty (Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1993, etc.) recreate the ... Read full review

Lewis W. Hine: The Empire State Building

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Margaret Bourke-White and Lewis W. Hine were both imaginative, disciplined, and successful photographers in an era when the medium was finely positioned as an art form. Both these volumes also give ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Hine was a school teacher and a self-taught photographer.

Langer has been the photographic editor for the culture section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung since 1989.

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