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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Barbara Mullen, Flat Hat, Bare Back, Harper's Bazaar, New York, 1958

    • Bassman, Lillian
    • Barbara Mullen’s celebrated twenty-inch waist is at the center of Flat Hat Bare Back, which Bassman shot for Harper’s Bazaar in 1958. The formal, compositional elements of black-and-white fashion photography, which have since become Bassman’s...
    • Black-and-white photography; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Fashion
    • Golden Fox, Blue Fox, Marilyn Ambrose, Harper's Bazaar, Boa by Frederica, 1954

    • Bassman, Lillian
    • Commentary: In Golden Fox, Blue Fox, a photograph which appeared in Harper’s Bazaar in November 1954, Marilyn Ambrose, a prominent model of the time, is seen intimately, her face half in shadow, half in a soft glow of light. Ambrose’s visage is...
    • Black-and-white photography; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Fashion
    • 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
    • The Dying Cedar

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Semi-draped woman, arms raised, standing in front of a gnarled tree. Signed in pencil on mount.
    • Trees in art; Female nude in art; Cedar; Figure study; Vintage silver print; Women photographers; Photography-California; California-Pictorial works; Pictorialism (Photography movement)

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