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Talking pictures : images and messages rescued from the past

by Riggs, Ransom.

Format: Print Book ©2012.
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Summary
With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret, Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs--with evocative inscriptions that bring these lost personal moments to life--from the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Each image in Talking Pictures reveals a singular, frozen moment in a person's life, be it joyful, quiet, or steeped in sorrow. Yet the book's unique depth comes from the writing accompanying each photo: as with the caption revealing how one seemingly random snapshot of a dancing couple captured the first dance of their 40-year marriage, each successive inscription shines like a flashbulb illuminating a photograph's particular context and lighting up our connection to the past.
Contents
Introduction
Clowning around
Love and marriage
Times of trouble
Life during wartime
Janet Lee
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Unsolved mysteries.

Additional Information
Subjects Portrait photography.
Publisher New York :ItBooks,©2012.
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description xiv, 366 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
ISBN 9780062099495 (pbk.)
0062099493 (pbk.)
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