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Covering Photography is a web-based archive and resource for the study of the relationship between the history of photography and book cover design. The images / book covers contained in our database may be accessed via a number of categories including by Photographer, Author, Publisher, Publication Date and Designer.


The images on this site are provided for the purposes of scholarship and commentary only. Any reproduction or other use without the permission of the copyright owner is prohibited.

On the Cover:
Scherzo di Follia
Countess de Castiglione,
by Louis Pierson. 1863-66