What a striking young lady

thecivilwarparlor: “Pre-Civil War Photograph of Young African American Girl-Photographer Unidentified 1855 Many portraits like these were taken in a studio. The subjects were often formally posed and items were placed in the scene to communicate.

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Doisneau... - Les Enfants du Marais

Paul Strand, Rebecca, New York, 1920, Saint Louis Art Museum

From Saint Louis Art Museum, Paul Strand, Rebecca, New York Platinum print, 9 × 7 in

half plate hand tinted daguerreotype id'd siblings possibly by williamson

Half plate hand tinted daguerreotype id'd siblings possibly by williamson

Passport Photos and Online Porn: The Dizzying World of Thomas Ruff - The New York Times

Passport Photos and Online Porn: The Dizzying World of Thomas Ruff

The German artist’s work takes in a mind-bending array of photo types, in a way that’s both dryly funny and deadly serious.

George Barker’s “Silver Springs, Florida,” circa 1886. Credit National Gallery of Art, Washington

How the East Was Won: A Photographic Portrait

Images at the National Gallery of Art offer a lesson in how the Eastern wilderness — beautiful and grand — was tamed, exploited and transformed.

Birney Imes, The Playboy Club, Louise, 1983. Chromogenic print; 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia. © Birney Imes.

Birney Imes, The Playboy Club, Louise, 1983. Chromogenic print; 30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia. © Birney Imes.

Jack Rosen, Announcement of Death of John F. Kennedy - Sears Roebuck Store, Levittown PA, 1963, gelatin silver print, 10 x 8 inches, James A. Michener Art Museum. Museum purchase funded by Anne and Joseph Gardocki.

Jack Rosen__Announcement of Death of John Kennedy--Sears Roebuck,

Henry Peter Bosse, Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L.W. 1891, 1891, cyanotype, National Gallery of Art, Gift of Mary and Dan Solomon, 2006.131.2

eter Bosse, “Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L.” Overlooked Landscape Photos from East of the Mississippi

BIZARRE MASK GRINNING LARGE TINTYPE

BIZARRE MASK GRINNING LARGE TINTYPE

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