A series of photographs of a female nude walking while carrying a jug, stopping, putting the jug on the ground and walking away. A second series of photographs of a female nude standing with a jug on her shoulder, putting the jug down and walking...
Motion study; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
Portrait of a woman wearing an ornate headband and a long beaded (possibly pearls?) necklace wrapped around the neck multiple times. Zoe was a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821. She was reputed to be shy until the Turks attacked...
Albumen paper print; Portrait; Portrait photography; Headbands; Hair ornaments; Necklaces; Women photographers
In 1867 Muybridge was hired by Leland Stanford, then governor of California, to photographically prove that at some point during a horse’s gallop all four feet are off the ground. To help Stanford, Muybridge designed a faster shutter and a...
Motion study; Walking a dog; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
Image of children playing on a street in New York City.
Advertising; Bicycles; Children's clothing; Girl's clothing; Boy's clothing; Mirrors-Frames; New York (N. Y.); Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Street photography; Documentary photography; Urban life
Group of men demolish structure while salvaging some materials -- doors, bricks, wood. Some bricks are loaded into the back of a truck while other materials are stacked at the worksite. The building has numerous attached signs which advertise...
Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print; New York (N. Y.); Documentary photography; Urban life
Photogravure from ""Sun Artists"". Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871) is the celebrated English mathematician and astronomer. He also made great contributions to the improvement of photographic processes, including the cyanotype and...
Herschel, John F.W., Sir, (1792-1871); Mathematicians-England; Astronomers-England; Photogravure; Portrait photography; Women photographers
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