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    • Baptism in Triplett Creek

    • Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990
    • A group of men, women, and children participating in a baptism in Triplett Creek, in Kentucky.
    • Initiation rites-Religious aspects; Rivers; Women; Men; Children-United States; Women's clothing; Girl's clothing; Boy's clothing; Documentary photography; Women photographers
    • Untitled, 1981

    • Cowin, Eileen
    • 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
    • Young Couple on a Bench

    • Arbus, Diane
    • Woman with long hair her arm around a man dressed in jeans and denim jacket both sitting on a park bench in Washington Square Park, NYC, 1965.
    • Women; Men; Washington Square Park (New York, N. Y.); Documentary photography; Street photography; Women photographers; New York (N. Y.); Portrait photography; Urban life
    • Two Nudes (Marion Morgan Dancers?)

    • Weston, Edward, 1886-1958; Mather, Margrethe, 1885-1952
    • Two nude women, possibly Marion Morgan Dancers, lounge on an over-sized concrete bench outdoors. One woman has a light swath of cloth across her lower torso and holds a mirror or fan.
    • Figure Study; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Women; Photography-California; Women photographers; Platinum print
    • 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
    • Untitled (museum), 2007

    • Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
    • 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
    • New York, New York

    • Levitt, Clarence Helen
    • Image of children playing on a street in New York City.
    • Advertising; Bicycles; Children's clothing; Girl's clothing; Boy's clothing; Mirrors-Frames; New York (N. Y.); Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Street photography; Documentary photography; Urban life
    • 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
    • Blacksmith

    • Delaney, Janet
    • Blacksmith at forge surrounded by metal pieces and equipment.
    • Blacksmith; Forging; Ironwork; Color print; Women photographers; Photography-California
    • New York, New York

    • Levitt, Clarence Helen
    • Image of children walking along the bank of a storm channel in New York City.
    • Girls; New York (N. Y.); Girl's clothing; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Street photography; Documentary photography; Urban life
    • Creitz Farm, Adrian, Texas

    • Chamlee, Paula, 1944-
    • 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
    • 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)
    • Girl on a train, Waterloo Station, London

    • Rubinstein, Eva
    • A young woman with a short, sleek haircut, wearing dark lipstick and menswear-inspired clothing, looks out from the window of a train in Waterloo Station, London.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women; Women photographers; Street life; London (England); Trains; Urban life
    • 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
    • Femmes Arabes Allant au Bain  (Arab women going to the baths)

    • Béchard, Henri
    • A group of women and girls in traditional dress, standing in front of a stone wall. Probably from Béchard's work in Egypt in the 1870s and 1880s. Two albumen prints mounted on one mount.
    • Women's clothing; Girl's clothing; Black-and-white photography; Ethnic costume; Travel photography
    • Ruth St. Denis on movie set

    • Anonymous
    • Photograph of Ruth St. Denis with other men and women on a film set. The stage is set to resemble a Middle Eastern bazaar.
    • St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968; Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Motion pictures-Setting and scenery
    • 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 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
    • Profile of Thomas Carlyle

    • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879, 1815-1879
    • Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) is the celebrated Victorian era essayist, satirist, historian, and philosopher. Of Scottish birth, Carlyle was raised Calivinist, and then came to critique Christianity in his work while still maintaining his faith,...
    • Portrait photography; Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881; Women photographers
    • Cementerio, Juchitan, Oaxaca

    • Iturbide, Graciela, 1942-
    • A woman carrying a bundle of sticks walking through a cemetery in Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico, superimposed with a flock of birds in flight.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women photographers; Cemeteries; Birds; Photography-Mexico

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