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    • Ramsgate Sands

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of crowded beach with large buildings in background. From Ramsgate, Kent, a popular tourist destination in the late 19th century.
    • Ramsgate Sands; Beaches-England; Bathing beaches; Albumen paper print; Travel photography
    • 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 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
    • Motion Study: Woman Walking Dog

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • In 1867 Muybridge was hired by Leland Stanford, then governor of California, to photographically prove that at some point during a horse’s gallop all four feet are off the ground. To help Stanford, Muybridge designed a faster shutter and a shorter...
    • Motion study; Walking a dog; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
    • Motion Study: Woman Carrying Baby

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • A series of photographs of a woman walking in a long white dress while holding a small child or baby.
    • Motion study; Babies; Women's clothing; Collotype; Photography-California
    • 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
    • Motion Study: Woman and Jug

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • A series of photographs of a female nude walking while carrying a jug, stopping, putting the jug on the ground and walking away. A second series of photographs of a female nude standing with a jug on her shoulder, putting the jug down and walking...
    • Motion study; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
    • The Pine Sprite

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Side view of a nude woman seated in the branches of a tree.
    • Pine; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Platinum print; Trees in art; Women photographers; Photography-California; California-Pictorial works; Pictorialism (Photography movement)
    • 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
    • The Source

    • Brigman, Anne
    • Woman kneeling in landscape pouring water from a vessel onto the ground.
    • Female nude in art; Nudes (Representations); Platinum print; Jar; Women photographers; Photography-California; Pictorialism (Photography movement)
    • 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)
    • 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

    • Kales, Arthur
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis seated on floor wearing exotic costume & holding a cigarette.
    • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance; Dancers; Vintage silver print; Women; 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)
    • No. 4 Fiesta

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • An undated photograph of a fiesta in an unnamed city in Mexico.
    • Gelatin silver print; Street photography; Travel photography; Photography-Mexico; Documentary photography
    • Ruth St. Denis

    • White, E.
    • Portrait of the dancer Ruth St. Denis, seated, 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
    • Seascape

    • Anonymous
    • An anonymous photo of a seascape. Location unknown.
    • Black-and-white photography; Landscape; Ocean
    • 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

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