Henisch, Bridget Ann 1932-

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HENISCH, Bridget Ann 1932-

(Ann Wilsher)

PERSONAL: Born January 25, 1932, in Wakefield, England; immigrated to the United States, 1963; daughter of Horace S. (a civil servant) and Marjorie K. (a homemaker; maiden name, Wareham) Wilsher; married Heinz K. Henisch (a physicist and photohistorian), February 6, 1960. Education: Cambridge University, B.A., 1953; University of London, M.A., 1956.

ADDRESSES: Home—346 Hillcrest Ave., State College, PA 16803. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of Reading, Reading, England, lecturer in medieval and nineteenth-century English literature, 1956–62; writer.

WRITINGS:

Medieval Armchair Travels, Carnation Press (State College, PA), 1967.

(With husband, Heinz K. Henisch) Chipmunk Portrait, Carnation Press (State College, PA), 1970.

Fast and Feast: Food in Medieval Society, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1976.

Cakes and Characters, Prospect Books (London, England), 1984.

(With Heinz K. Henisch) The Photographic Experience (exhibition catalog), Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1988.

(With Heinz K. Henisch) The Photographic Experience, 1839–1914: Images and Attitudes, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1994.

(With Heinz K. Henisch) The Painted Photograph, 1839–1914: Origins, Techniques, Aspirations, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1996.

(With Heinz K. Henisch) Positive Pleasures: Early Photography and Humor, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1998.

The Medieval Calendar Year, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1999.

(With Heinz K. Henisch) The Photographic World of Cuthbert Bede, Edwin Mellen Press (Lewiston, NY), in press.

Contributor to books, including Inventing Medieval Landscapes, edited by M. Wolfe and J. Howe, University Press of Florida, 2002. Contributor to periodicals, including History of Photography; some photographic history articles appear under name Ann Wilsher.