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...
Motion study; Walking a dog; Female nude in art; Nudes (representations); Collotype; Photography-California
People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum
Desolate farmland. Scene is divided in half by a distant fence line - with clouds in the top portion and dried up farmland in the bottom portion. Foreground includes remnants of cement foundation, a collapsed clothes line and a pump (?).
Landscape; Farms; Documentary photography; Women photographers
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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