Anonymous photography has a magic all its own. The intriguing images assembled here by collector and curator Robert Flynn Johnson are all mysterious, but their appeal is various. By turns poignant, humorous, erotic, and disturbing, their subject is the human condition. In ten stunning chapters every aspect of human experience--both public and private--is explored. Richly reproduced and with subtle tonalities marking their age, over 220 photographs showcase the work of photographers whose identities have been lost in time. ...

The Face in the Lens: Anonymous Photographs 2011, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520269828

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The Face in the Lens: Anonymous Photographs 2009, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520259836