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Browsing items in: Photography from the Scripps College Collection

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    • Janitzio

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • Fishing nets drying in the sun near Janitzio, Mexico. Several fishermen and a boat are visible in the distance. In the far distance are mountains.
    • Black-and-white photography; Fishers; Gelatin silver print; Photography-Mexico; Travel photography
    • Life Goes On-Antigua

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A group of men and women gathered in a ruined architectural structure.
    • Architecture; Black-and-white photography; Travel photography; Documentary photography; Photogravure
    • Quiet Corner in Querétaro

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • Photograph of a quiet, unpopulated street corner in the town of Queretaro, Mexico. Brooms and other objects are depicted leaning against the buildings. No people are present.
    • Photography-Mexico; Travel photography; Street life; Photogravure
    • Tranquility, No.4

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A landscape showing several ducks in the foreground, a body of water, and mountains in the distance. From Abbott's work in Mexico.
    • Ocean; Birds; Landscape; Photography-Mexico; Gelatin silver print
    • Magueyes, No. 2

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A close-up photograph of several maguey, or agave, plants.
    • Black-and-white photography; Cactus; Nature; Photography-Mexico; Still-life photography
    • No. 4 Fiesta

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • An undated photograph of a fiesta in an unnamed city in Mexico.
    • Gelatin silver print; Street photography; Travel photography; Photography-Mexico; Documentary photography
    • Woman in White

    • Anderson, William
    • A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Balls (Sporting goods)
    • Ruth St. Denis on movie set

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of Ruth St. Denis with other men and women on a film set. The stage is set to resemble a Middle Eastern bazaar.
    • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Motion pictures-Setting and scenery
    • Ruth St. Denis in "The Incense"

    • Anonymous
    • Photographic postcard of Ruth St. Denis. "The Incense" was an alluring piece that combined a series of slow, rhythmic steps with mesmerizingly fast arm movements. Though St. Denis entered bearing an incense try, as pictured here, she proceeded to...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women; Postcards
    • Seascape

    • Anonymous
    • An anonymous photo of a seascape. Location unknown.
    • Black-and-white photography; Landscape; Ocean
    • Ruth St. Denis in "Lakme"

    • Anonymous
    • Photographic postcard of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Postcards; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis in an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ramsgate Sands

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of crowded beach with large buildings in background. From Ramsgate, Kent, a popular tourist destination in the late 19th century.
    • Ramsgate Sands; Beaches-England; Bathing beaches; Albumen paper print; Travel photography
    • Ruth St. Denis in "The Cobras"

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait postcard of Ruth St. Denis in costume for "The Cobras."
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Postcards; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Venice Staircase

    • Anonymous
    • Scene of a quiet corner in Venice, Italy. An exterior staircase rises up to the second story of a building. Several people are present.
    • Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print
    • Ruth St. Denis in Rahda

    • Anonymous
    • Image of Ruth St. Denis in character. One of St. Denis' earliest dance creations, "Radha" was first performed privately for a group of society patronesses in 1905. With their enthusiastic support, St. Denis was catapulted into society circles,...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis (Nautch Dance)

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of dancer Ruth St. Denis in her Indian-inspired "Nautch Dance." Though nautch dancing originated in northern Indian temples, over time it progressed to palaces, and eventually to the streets. St. Denis appropriated basic movements from...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Postcards
    • Ruth St. Denis as The Yogi

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume

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