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  • All fields: British
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    • 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
    • Wild Flowers

    • Anthony, Mark
    • This image shows a young girl, her gaze directed at the camera, dressed in a costume from an earlier era. She carries a bonnet and flowers. There is a double-sided one page accompaniment to this photograph which has descriptive information and a...
    • Figure; Albumen paper print; Children's clothing; Girls; Girl's clothing
    • 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
    • Profile of Thomas Carlyle

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879, 1815-1879
    • Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) is the celebrated Victorian era essayist, satirist, historian, and philosopher. Of Scottish birth, Carlyle was raised Calivinist, and then came to critique Christianity in his work while still maintaining his faith,...
    • Portrait photography; Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881; Women photographers
    • 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
    • The Fisherman's Return

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879, 1815-1879
    • Photograph of a man and woman wearing rustic costumes and surrounded by basketry and other domestic objects. The Fisherman’s Return is one half of a series by Cameron; the other half is the Fisherman’s Farewell, of the same year.
    • Portrait photography; Costume; Fishers; Fishers' spouses; Women photographers; Albumen paper print
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mount Serbal from Wadee Feyran

    • Frith, Francis
    • Mount Serbal From Wadee Feyran. Desert & trees in the foreground, rocky mountain behind.
    • Serbal, Mount (Egypt); Mountains-Egypt; Albumen paper print; Travel photography; Landscape
    • The Statues on the Plain of Thebes

    • Frith, Francis
    • Lateral view of the colossal statues on the plain of Thebes. Various figures on and around them.
    • Thebes (Egypt: Extinct city); Egypt-Antiquities; Extinct cities; Statues; Albumen paper print; Travel photography
    • Portrait of Kate Keown

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879
    • Oval, close-up portrait of a young girl's face, long hair, large dark eyes.
    • Keown, Kate; Portrait; Albumen paper print; Portrait photography; Women photographers
    • General Bosquet and Captain Dampiere

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Two men in military uniform outside a tent, one seated, other standing.
    • Military uniforms; Swords; Armed forces-Officers; Salted paper print; Crimean War, 1853-1856; War photography
    • Female portrait

    • Mayall, John Jabez Edwin
    • Four identical images on one sheet. Portrait of a Victorian-era woman standing against an interior wall, curtain to the right.
    • Women's clothing; Albumen paper print; Figure Study; Portrait; Portrait photography
    • Two Sergeants of the 8th Hussars

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Two men in military uniform standing in landscape. One holds a glass while the other pours from bottle.
    • Hussars; Military uniforms; Armed forces-Officers; Salted paper print; War photography; Crimean War, 1853-1856
    • Officers of the 90th Regiment

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Portrait of seven officers outside a tent, three standing, four seated, at ease.
    • Military uniforms; Armed forces-Officers; Swords; Salted paper print; War photography; Crimean War, 1853-1856
    • General Simpson

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Officer in uniform standing, arm resting on top of a low wall.
    • Armed forces-Officers; Military uniforms; Salted paper print; Crimean War, 1853-1856; War photography
    • Discussion Between Two Croats

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Two men in Croation dress seated, backdrop behind them.
    • Portraits, Croatian; Ethnic costume; Croats-Clothing; Salted paper print; War photography; Crimean War, 1853-1856

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