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    • 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
    • Mexico (24)

    • Lange, Jessica
    • While Lange considers her photographic work to be far removed from her film career, the pictures produced do have an appropriately cinematic quality to them. Her images of Mexico, swell with a quiet stillness, a sense of arrested time. Mexico (24)...
    • Black-and-white photography; Sidewalks; Doors
    • 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 (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
    • Ruth St. Denis in "Nautch Dance"

    • Anonymous
    • Portrait of 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 street...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Postcards
    • 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

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