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    • The City of Ambition

    • Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
    • Hazy image in greyscale tones of the City of New York, with skyscrapers and the river. Photogravure printed in Camera Work, volume 36.
    • Black-and-white photography; Photogravure; Cityscape photography; New York (N. Y.); Pictorialism (Photography movement); Urban life
    • Motion Study: Woman Walking Dog

    • Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mexico (26)

    • 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, demonstrated in Mexico (24) and Mexico (26) swell with a quiet...
    • Black-and-white photography;Dogs; Sky; Electric lines
    • 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
    • Tranquility, No.4

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A landscape showing several ducks in the foreground, a body of water, and mountains in the distance. From Abbott's work in Mexico.
    • Ocean; Birds; Landscape; Photography-Mexico; Gelatin silver print

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