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  • All fields: Black-and-white photography
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    • Outhouse, c. 1941

    • Yavno, Max
    • View of a dilapidated outhouse in a Philadelphia slum belonging to a six-family tenement. Taken as part of a project for the Works Progress Administration.
    • Black-and-white photography; Toilets; Abandoned buildings; Brick walls
    • Child in Doorway of Shack of Migrant Pickers

    • Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990
    • A child in sitting in the doorway of shack of migrant pickers and packing house workers, near Belle Glade, Florida.
    • Black-and-white photography; Children of migrant laborers; Migrant agricultural laborers-Housing; Ford Model T automobile; Boy's clothing; Documentary photography; Women photographers
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • White, E.
    • 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

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

    • White, E.
    • Photograph of the dancer Ruth St. Denis wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women
    • Maud Allan

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A portrait of the actress Maud Allan wearing a loose, flowing gown.
    • Allen, Maude, d. 1956; Actresses; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Silver gelatin print
    • Ruth St. Denis (In Geisha Dress)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Ruth St. Denis in costume for a Japanese Dance of the Genroku Period. Though this image seems to be staged rather than taken from an actual performance, St. Denis did have a number of dances in which she wore Japanese Geisha costumes. The most...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Kimonos; Photography-California
    • Portrait of a Man

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Early twentieth century black and white photographic print of a portrait of a man in a suit and a black beret.
    • Black-and-white photography; Portrait photography; Men; Men's clothing; Berets; Photography-California
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. One in a series of photographs of St. Denis taken by Weston, this image presents her as a delicate and picturesque icon. Weston's work before 1920 often features both a soft...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Photography-California
    • No. 1 Tatsujin

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A photograph of a man wearing a Japanese fighting mask (Tatsujin).
    • Portrait photography; Photography-California; Masks-Japan; Black-and-white photography; Costume; Costume-Japan; Figure
    • Boulders, Monterey

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A close-up photograph of a group of smooth rocks in Monterey, CA.
    • Black-and-white photography; Still Life; Rocks; Landscape; California-Pictorial works; Photography-California; Nature
    • Japanese fighting mask

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A photograph of a man wearing a Japanese fighting mask.
    • Photography-California; Black-and-white photography; Costume; Gelatin silver print; Masks-Japan; Costume-Japan; Figure
    • Unsei

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Early twentieth century black and white photograph of a Japanese Unsei, dancer of ancient Japanese sword dances and magician. Unsei trnaslates from Japanese as Luck.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Platinum print; Costume-Japan; Pictorialism (Photography movement); Swords
    • Untitled (museum), 2007

    • Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
    • People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
    • Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum
    • Portrait of Lillian Gish

    • Ulmann, Doris, d. 1934
    • Portrait of the actress Lillian Gish.
    • Black-and-white photography; Portrait photography; Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993; Women photographers; Platinum print; Actresses
    • The City of Ambition

    • Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
    • Hazy image in greyscale tones of the City of New York, with skyscrapers and the river. Photogravure printed in Camera Work, volume 36.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photogravure; Cityscape photography; New York (N. Y.); Pictorialism (Photography movement); Urban life
    • New York

    • Rubinstein, Eva
    • Two nude figures lie entwined on a slim couch.
    • Nude in art; Photography of the nude; Floors, Wooden; Women photographers; Black-and-white photography; Urban life
    • Girl on a train, Waterloo Station, London

    • Rubinstein, Eva
    • A young woman with a short, sleek haircut, wearing dark lipstick and menswear-inspired clothing, looks out from the window of a train in Waterloo Station, London.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women; Women photographers; Street life; London (England); Trains; Urban life
    • Ruth St. Denis as The Yogi

    • Photography Studio, Veritas
    • Portrait of dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. Created during St. Denis' European tour of 1908, "The Yogi" was a solo composition that incorporated yoga exercises in its reflection of Indian spirituality. The dance required rigid...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Photography Studio, Veritas
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. Embossed in upper right corner of recto: "Veritas München."
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume

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