Positive Pleasures explores the humorous commentary about photography that emerged in the medium's first seventy-five years, providing a panorama of photographic comedy in its many aspects, both pictorial and literary. The Henisches present a wide range of examples found in cartoons, literature, and such facets of popular culture as music, fashion, and advertising. They also discuss examples of photo-humor in the political arena. Richly illustrated with more than 250 cartoons and photographs from international sources, the ...

Positive Pleasures: Early Photo. 1998, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271016719