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Author Oxlade, Chris.

Title The camera / Chris Oxlade.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 771.3 OXL    Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Tales of invention
Tales of invention.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Before cameras -- The first photographs -- Cameras for everybody -- Photographing movement -- Camera developments -- Digital cameras -- The impact of cameras -- Timeline.
Summary Images have been captured throughout history in drawings and paintings, among other art forms, but the invention of the camera created a more immediate rendering. In this title, readers will learn how the camera was invented and how it has evolved through the centuries. They'll also be introduced to the key players, the setbacks along the way, and the moments of discovery.
Audience Lexile: 980.
Subject Cameras -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Photography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cameras -- History.
Photography -- History.
ISBN 9781432938284 (hc)
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