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History of photography collection, 1840-1986 (inclusive).

Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Collection consists of photographs from the invention of photography until the present. Most are by Americans, but the work of British, French, Italian, German, and Czechoslovakian photographers is also represented. The wide range of images includes landscapes, interiors, portraits, and abstract works. Subjects focused upon are the American West, native Americans, children and family groups, and natural landscapes.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ambrotypes
Daguerreotypes
Photoprints
Tintypes
Photographs
Pictorial works
Named Person: Joan Albert; Roswell Angier; Eugène Atget; Evelyn Jane Atwood; Karl Baden; E O Beaman; William Bell; Donald Blumberg; Samuel Bourne; Adolphe Braun; Polly Brown; William Burke; Percy Byron; Debbie Fleming Caffery; Harry M Callahan; Nicholas Callaway; Chris Chapman; Barbara Coakley; Lynne Cohen; Bill Dane; Bruce Davidson; Jack Delano; Suzanne Dworsky; Harold E Edgerton; William Eggleston; Frederick H Evans; Walker Evans; Andreas Feininger; Robert Frank; Mary E Frey; Lee Friedlander; Francis Frith; John H Garo; Len Gittleman; Susan Butler Gittleman; Steven Halpern; Charles Harbutt; David Heath; John K Hillers; William Henry Jackson; Christopher James; Frances Benjamin Johnston; Susan Kandel; Andre Kartesz; Gus Kayafas; Bruce Kinch; Roger Kingston; Josef Koudelka; George Krause; Dorothea Lange; Clarence John Laughlin; Russell Lee; O Winston Link; John Lueders-Booth; Wendy Snyder MacNeil; Charles Melcher; Joel Meyerowitz; Gary Monroe; John Morse; Eadweard Muybridge; Timothy H O'Sullivan; Olivia Parker; John Pfahl; Victor Albert Prout; Daniel Ranelli; Eugene Richards; Cervin Robinson; Lucia Rodachonska; Arthur Rothstein; Erich Salomon; C R Savage; Vittorio Sella; Ben Shahn; Stephen Shore; Aaron Siskind; Sloan.; W Eugene Smith; Sage Sohier; Rosalind Solomon; Paula Sussman; Shellburne Thurber; Waldemar Franz Herman Titzenthaler; Jane Tuckerman; James Van Der Zee; Mark Vanelli; George K Warren; Carleton E Watkins; Alex Webb; Brett Weston; Edward Weston; Stephen J Wheeler; Minor White; Geoff Winningham; Ann Wulff; Roswell Angier; Eugène Atget; Karl Baden; William Bell; Donald Blumberg; Samuel Bourne; Adolphe Braun; Polly Brown; William Burke; Debbie Fleming Caffery; Harry M Callahan; Nicholas Callaway; Chris Chapman; Lynne Cohen; Bruce Davidson; Jack Delano; Harold E Edgerton; William Eggleston; Frederick H Evans; Walker Evans; Andreas Feininger; Lee Friedlander; Francis Frith; Len Gittleman; Steven Halpern; Charles Harbutt; David Heath; William Henry Jackson; Frances Benjamin Johnston; Susan Kandel; Gus Kayafas; Josef Koudelka; George Krause; Dorothea Lange; Clarence John Laughlin; Russell Lee; O Winston Link; John Lueders-Booth; Charles Melcher; Joel Meyerowitz; Eadweard Muybridge; Timothy H O'Sullivan; Olivia Parker; John Pfahl; Cervin Robinson; Arthur Rothstein; Erich Salomon; C R Savage; Vittorio Sella; Ben Shahn; Stephen Shore; Aaron Siskind; W Eugene Smith; Rosalind Solomon; Jane Tuckerman; James Van Der Zee; Carleton E Watkins; Alex Webb; Brett Weston; Edward Weston; Minor White; Geoff Winningham; Ann Wulff
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
OCLC Number: 234360184
Description: Over 1000 prints.

Abstract:

Collection consists of photographs from the invention of photography until the present. Most are by Americans, but the work of British, French, Italian, German, and Czechoslovakian photographers is also represented. The wide range of images includes landscapes, interiors, portraits, and abstract works. Subjects focused upon are the American West, native Americans, children and family groups, and natural landscapes. Photographers with ten or more prints in the collection are Eadweard Muybridge, Vittorio Sella, Ben Shahn, Samuel Bourne, Frances B. Johnston, John K. Hillers, William Jackson, Victor Albert Prout, John H. Garo, Bruce Davidson, W.F.H. Titzenthaler, William Bell, Timothy O'Sullivan, Brett Weston, Robert Frank, Percy Byron, Adolphe Braun, Andreas Feininger, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White.

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