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  • All fields: Early 20th century
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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • The Soul of the Blasted Pine

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Nude woman standing in the crevice of a petrified tree trunk.
    • Female nude in art; Pine; Nudes (Representations); Gelatin silver print; Trees in art; Women photographers; Photography-California; California-Pictorial works; Pictorialism (Photography movement)
    • Two Nudes (Marion Morgan Dancers?)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958; Mather, Margrethe, 1885-1952
    • Two nude women, possibly Marion Morgan Dancers, lounge on an over-sized concrete bench outdoors. One woman has a light swath of cloth across her lower torso and holds a mirror or fan.
    • Figure Study; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Women; Photography-California; Women photographers; Platinum print
    • Portrait of Adelaide Hanscom

    • Pitchford, Emily
    • Woman standing, arms resting on a table, hands near photographic prints.
    • Photography of interiors; Nasturtiums; Vases; Women's clothing; Leesom, Adelaide Hanscom, 1876-1932; Vintage silver print; Women photographers; Portrait photography
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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 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 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

    • 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
    • Ruth St. Denis in the Dance of Incense

    • 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

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis wearing an elaborate costume. Embossed in lower right corner of paper, recto: "Siri Fischer Schnee Voigt."
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume
    • 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
    • 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

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