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    • Barbara Mullen, Flat Hat, Bare Back, Harper's Bazaar, New York, 1958

    • Bassman, Lillian
    • Barbara Mullen’s celebrated twenty-inch waist is at the center of Flat Hat Bare Back, which Bassman shot for Harper’s Bazaar in 1958. The formal, compositional elements of black-and-white fashion photography, which have since become Bassman’s...
    • Black-and-white photography; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Fashion
    • 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
    • Demolishing New York City Row House, 10th Avenue

    • Kanaga, Consuelo
    • Group of men demolish structure while salvaging some materials -- doors, bricks, wood. Some bricks are loaded into the back of a truck while other materials are stacked at the worksite. The building has numerous attached signs which advertise...
    • Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print; New York (N. Y.); Documentary photography; Urban life
    • Ruth St. Denis (In Geisha Dress)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958
    • Ruth St. Denis in costume for a Japanese Dance of the Genroku Period. Though this image seems to be staged rather than taken from an actual performance, St. Denis did have a number of dances in which she wore Japanese Geisha costumes. The most...
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Dance costume; Kimonos; 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
    • Wild Flowers

    • Anthony, Mark
    • This image shows a young girl, her gaze directed at the camera, dressed in a costume from an earlier era. She carries a bonnet and flowers. There is a double-sided one page accompaniment to this photograph which has descriptive information and a...
    • Figure; Albumen paper print; Children's clothing; Girls; Girl's clothing
    • Untitled, 2005

    • Crewdson, Gregory
    • The photograph depicts a somewhat messy interior space, perhaps a hotel room. There are several open suitcases on the bed and bedside table, and clothes are visible in the closet, which has been left open. The high ceiling and stage lighting in the...
    • Color photography; Color print; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Bedroom furniture
    • 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

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