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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
    • 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
    • Ephedrine from Ephedra Californica

    • Campbell, Joyce
    • A close-up view of the ephedrine plant, which has various naturopathic properties. The photograph is an ambrotype: a 19th-century photographic technology involving printing on glass, producing an original (positive) image. From the series LA...
    • Black-and-white photography; Women photographers; California-Pictorial works; Photography-California; Nature
    • Pressure Ridge, Scott Base, Antarctica

    • Campbell, Joyce
    • From the series, Last Light: Antarctic Photographs, taken when Campbell traveled to the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. "The series makes allusion to the interconnectedness of natural systems and human intervention and complicates the simplistic...
    • Black-and-white photography; Arctic regions; Ecology; Ross Sea (Antarctica); Snow; Ice; Women photographers
    • 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
    • Beverly Hills Chauffeur, 1975

    • Friedkin, Anthony
    • A driver in sunglasses and hat smiles from the passenger seat of a limousine. This black and white photograph is part of the series, The Beverly Hills Essay 1975.
    • Black-and-white photography; Limousines; Professional motor vehicle drivers; Photography-California
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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