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ALBERT SANDS SOUTHWORTH
[1811 – 1894] was half of the important and influential Southworth & Hawes daguerreotype studio
It is required of and should be the aim of the artist photographer to produce in the likeness the best possible character and finest expression of which that face and figure could ever have been capable. But in the result there is to be no departure from truth in the delineation and representation of beauty, and expression, and character. - Albert Sands Southworth - 1871, World History of Photography by Naomi Rosenblum , ISBN: 0789209462 , Page: 38
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What is to be done is obliged to be done quickly. The whole character of the sitter is to be read at first sight; the whole likeness, as it shall appear when finished, is to be seen at first, in each and all its details, and in their unity and combinations. - Albert Sands Southworth - American portrait photographer and inventor. Source: Masters Of Photography - Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, Castle Books, New York 1958, p. 22

It is required and should be the aim of the artist-photographer to produce in the likeness the best possible character and finest expression of which that particular face or figure could ever have been capable. But in the result there is to be no departure from truth in the delineation and representation of beauty, and expression, and character. - Albert Sands Southworth - Source: Masters Of Photography - Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, Castle Books, New York 1958, p. 22

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