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    • 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
    • Woman in White

    • Anderson, William
    • A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Balls (Sporting goods)
    • 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

    • 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
    • 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 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
    • LSA (Lysergic Acid Amide) from Morning Glory

    • Campbell, Joyce
    • A close-up photograph of a morning glory plant. The photograph is an ambrotype, a 19th-century photographic technology that produces an original positive. From the series LA Botanical, 2006.
    • Nature; Black-and-white photography; Women photographers; Still-life photography
    • Joan Crawford, 1932

    • Hurrell, George
    • Portrait of Joan Crawford, American film star.
    • Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977; Motion pictures, American; Silver gelatin print; Actresses
    • Blacksmith

    • Delaney, Janet
    • Blacksmith at forge surrounded by metal pieces and equipment.
    • Blacksmith; Forging; Ironwork; Color print; Women photographers; Photography-California
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • Motoyoshi, H. T.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Women
    • 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

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, wearing an elaborate costume. One in a series of photographs of St. Denis taken by Weston, this image presents her as a delicate and picturesque icon. Weston's work before 1920 often features both a soft...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Photography-California
    • Typewriter

    • Buswell, Richard
    • Close-up, black-and-white photograph of a dusty typewriter carriage.
    • Black-and-white photography; Still-life photography; Typewriters
    • Untitled, 2005

    • Crewdson, Gregory
    • The photograph depicts a somewhat messy interior space, perhaps a hotel room. There are several open suitcases on the bed and bedside table, and clothes are visible in the closet, which has been left open. The high ceiling and stage lighting in the...
    • Color photography; Color print; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Bedroom furniture
    • 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 "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 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
    • Steel Mills, Midland, PA

    • Delano, Jack
    • View of the top of the steel works of Midland, Pennsylvania, from a distance; huts, houses and small field in the foreground.
    • United States. Farm Security Administration; Midland (Beaver County, Pa.); Iron industry and trade; Iron and steel workers-Housing; Dye transfer print; Documentary photography
    • 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
    • Untitled, 1981

    • Cowin, Eileen
    • A women sits on a bed with her head in her hand, wearing a purple robe looking up at another fully dressed woman who stands with her back to the camera, her hands in her pockets. The two women are most likely Cowin. A man lies on the bed in a stark...
    • Color photography; Women; Women photographers; Men; Bedroom furniture; Bedding

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