Table of Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
FOREWORD by Gerard C Wertkin, Director, Museum of American Folk Art
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: THE AMERICAN PORTRAIT TRADITION
Chapter 2: FOLK ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Chapter 3: THE TINTYPE: AMERICA'S OWN PHOTOGRAPH
Chapter 4: HAND-COLORED PHOTOGRAPHY
Chapter 5: COPY PRINTS AND ENLARGEMENTS: PHOTOGRAPHY'S KEY TO THE ART WORLD
Chapter 6: REDISCOVERING THE DECORATIVE FRAME
Chapter 7: THE EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
A) Painting Frames
B) Mid-19th Century Period
C) Renaissance Revival
D) Eastlake
E) Aesthetic
F) Rustic, Tramp Art and Gothic Revival
G) Modernism
H) Tintype Painting Company Trademark Labels
Chapter 8: PHOTOGRAPHS IN PERIOD ROOMS
Chapter 9: COLLECTING, PRESERVING AND EVALUATING PHOTOGRAPHIC FRAMES
APPENDIX
SUPPLEMENTAL FRAME IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
LIST OF EXHIBITION PICTURES IN BOOK
GLOSSARY
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES
INDEX
CURATORS' BIOGRAPHIES
COLOPHON