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  • All fields: 19th century
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    • 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
    • Seascape

    • Anonymous
    • An anonymous photo of a seascape. Location unknown.
    • Black-and-white photography; Landscape; Ocean
    • Motion Study: Woman Walking Dog

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • 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 shorter...
    • Motion study; Walking a dog; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
    • Motion Study: Woman Carrying Baby

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • A series of photographs of a woman walking in a long white dress while holding a small child or baby.
    • Motion study; Babies; Women's clothing; Collotype; Photography-California
    • Sir John Herschel

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879
    • 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
    • Motion Study: Woman and Jug

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • 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
    • Motion Study: Woman Carrying Bucket and Broom

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904, 1830-1904
    • A motion study of a woman carrying a bucket and broom, walking up and down a short staircase.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Motion Study; Figure Study
    • Zoe

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879, 1815-1879
    • 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
    • Femmes Arabes Allant au Bain  (Arab women going to the baths)

    • Béchard, Henri
    • A group of women and girls in traditional dress, standing in front of a stone wall. Probably from Béchard's work in Egypt in the 1870s and 1880s. Two albumen prints mounted on one mount.
    • Women's clothing; Girl's clothing; Black-and-white photography; Ethnic costume; Travel photography

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