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Trophy Shots: Early North American Photographs of Nonhuman Animals and the Display of Masculine Prowess

In: Society & Animals
Author: Matthew Brower
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Abstract

This essay examines the relationship between the display of non-human animal trophies and masculinity through an analysis of progressive-era American wildlife photography. In the 1890s, North American animal photographers began circulating their images in sporting journals and describing their practice as a form of hunting. These camera hunters exhibited their photographs as proof of sportsmanship, virility, and hunting prowess.

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