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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Young Couple on a Bench

    • Arbus, Diane
    • Woman with long hair her arm around a man dressed in jeans and denim jacket both sitting on a park bench in Washington Square Park, NYC, 1965.
    • Women; Men; Washington Square Park (New York, N. Y.); Documentary photography; Street photography; Women photographers; New York (N. Y.); Portrait photography; Urban life
    • Cooking House of the 8th Hussars

    • Fenton, Roger
    • Group of men in military dress standing or sitting around some large pots or buckets.
    • Cooking; Hussars; Group portraits; Salted paper print; Crimean War, 1853-1856; War photography

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