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  • All fields: Portrait photography
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    • 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
    • Baron Isadore Taylor

    • Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910
    • A portrait of Baron Isidore-Justin-Séverin Taylor, a royal commissioner of the Théâtre-Français and prominent playwright and writer, by the celebrity portrait photographer, caricaturist, and journalist Nadar.
    • Taylor, Isidore-Justin-Séverin, baron, 1789-1879; Portrait; Portrait photography
    • Maud Allan

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • A portrait of the actress Maud Allan wearing a loose, flowing gown.
    • Allen, Maude, d. 1956; Actresses; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Photography-California; Silver gelatin print
    • Miss St. Denis and Pupils

    • Kales, Arthur
    • At her country home, in Eagle Rock, California. Ruth St. Denis and girls on a lawn wearing dance costume.
    • Dance costume; Ballet-Costume; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Vintage silver print; Photography-California; Portrait photography; Women; Girls; Group portraits
    • 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
    • John Henning

    • Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870; Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848
    • Elderly man (John Henning) wearing a wide brimmed hat holding a long pole. A woman is behind a barred window near him. Unmounted.
    • Women's clothing; Men's clothing; Salted paper print; Henning, John, 1771-1851; Portrait 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
    • Henry McFee

    • Baskerville, Charles
    • Henry McFee, the American painter and draftsman, stands posed in profile holding a brush with his back to a painting in an ornate frame on an easel.
    • Portrait photography; McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953; Men's clothing; Beards; Artists' materials
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Ruth St. Denis on movie set

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of Ruth St. Denis with other men and women on a film set. The stage is set to resemble a Middle Eastern bazaar.
    • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Motion pictures-Setting and scenery
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • White, E.
    • Photograph of the dancer Ruth St. Denis wearing an elaborate costume.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women
    • Ruth St. Denis in "The Incense"

    • Anonymous
    • Photographic postcard of Ruth St. Denis. "The Incense" was an alluring piece that combined a series of slow, rhythmic steps with mesmerizingly fast arm movements. Though St. Denis entered bearing an incense try, as pictured here, she proceeded to...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women; Postcards
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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