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LL/67907
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a woman with ferns
n.d.
Tintype, hand-painted
 
Ebay
Current wherabouts unknown.
 
LL/67907

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LL/80559
Daly & Son (Tralee)
Portrait of a woman with a Wardian jar
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Orla Fitzpatrick
 
LL/80559

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LL/80560
Ayton (Derry)
Portrait of a boy with ferns in the foreground
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Orla Fitzpatrick
 
LL/80560

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LL/6770
Anna Atkins
Title page from "British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns"
1852 (ca)
Cyanotype
35 x 25 cm
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Ph.379-1981)
 
LL/6770

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LL/41710
Anna Atkins
British Ferns
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/7
 
LL/41710

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LL/43269
Anna Atkins
Title page of "Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns"
1851
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Ref No: 1995-5024/0006
 
LL/43269

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LL/90530
Herbert Boucher Dobbie
Front cover for Herbert Boucher Dobbie, 1880, New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties - Illustrated by Herbert B. Dobbie, Auckland, (Auckland)
1880
Book cover
 
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natual History, 14 May 2019, Lot: 11
 
LL/90530

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LL/90531
Herbert Boucher Dobbie
Botrychium ternatum
[New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties - Illustrated by Herbert B. Dobbie, Auckland]
1880
Book page, cyanotype
 
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natual History, 14 May 2019, Lot: 11
 
LL/90531

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LL/90532
Herbert Boucher Dobbie
Page layout: "Index to Genera" / "Gleichenia circinata, Titirangi"
[New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties - Illustrated by Herbert B. Dobbie, Auckland]
1880
Book pages, cyanotypes
 
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natual History, 14 May 2019, Lot: 11
 
LL/90532

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LL/70335
Henry Fox Talbot
A Fern
1839
Photogenic drawing
 
Sotheby's - London
Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History, 15 November 2016, lot: 49
 
LL/70335

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LL/82193
Henry Fox Talbot
Fern leaf, possibly Mimosoidea Suchas, Acacia
n.d.
Paper Negative, contact
22.6 x 18.9 cm
 
National Science and Media Museum
1937-0366/014, Schaaf no. 865
 
LL/82193 [Further details available]

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LL/82194
Henry Fox Talbot
Botanical specimen, possibly a Fern
1842, 10 June (before)
Paper Negative, contact
22.8 x 18.5 cm
 
Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities - Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Prot.bd.58, fol. 131, Schaaf no. 4211
 
LL/82194 [Further details available]

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LL/77089
Henry Fox Talbot
Fern
1842 (ca)
Photogenic drawing negative / Salted paper print
 
National Science and Media Museum
1937-2533/42 and 1937-2533/43; Schaaf 1183
 
LL/77089 [Further details available]

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LL/81732
Maxime Du Camp
Thebes, Palace of Karnak, Court of Bubastites and Main Entrance of the Hypostyle Hall
1850 (taken) 1852 (ca, print)
Salt print
8 1/8 x 6 7/16 ins (20.65 x 16.31 cm) (image)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2009.27.15
 
LL/81732

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LL/81633
Henry Fox Talbot
Three Grasses
1852-1857 (ca)
Photographic engraving
2 3/4 x 4 1/16 ins (6.99 x 10.31 cm) (image)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2008.41.21
 
LL/81633

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LL/38971
John Dillwyn Llewelyn (Circle of)
Ferns
1848-1852 (ca)
Albumen silver print
20.1 x 24.2 cm
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Purchased 2002, no. 41027
 
LL/38971 [Further details available]

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LL/82012
Unidentified photographer (England)
Photogram of Ferns
1860s
Albumen print
33 x 23.5 cm
 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions
Photography: The First 150 Years, 9 March 2018, Lot: 57
 
LL/82012

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LL/79715
Unidentified photographer (British)
[Botanical Specimen: Fern]
1855-1860
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
20.6 x 14.7 cm (8 1/8 x 5 13/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of Simon Lowinsky, in memory of his uncle, Herbert Jonas, 2003, Accession Number: 2003.562.3
 
LL/79715

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LL/62431
Julia Margaret Cameron
My printing of ferns
1863 (likely earlier)
Albumen print, photogram
 
Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc.
 
LL/62431 [Further details available]

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LL/58683
Caleb Burrell Rose
Two specimens of fern leaf [An early attempt at Photography from Norwich]
1859 (or earlier)
Photogenic drawing
 
The Royal Society
Product code: RS-9354
 
LL/58683 [Further details available]

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LL/30980
T.A. Beach (West Main St., Newark)
A fern leaf
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Capitol Gallery
Courtesy of Capitol Gallery (Fall 2008 Auction, #56)
 
LL/30980

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LL/85965
George Washington Wilson
A Bank of Ferns, at Inversnaid, Loch Lomond
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
National Galleries of Scotland
Provenance unknown, Accession number: PGP 71.82
 
LL/85965

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LL/7424
John Dillwyn Llewelyn
Ferns in a grotto at Penllergare [Lastrea Dilatata]
1853 (ca)
Salted paper print
15.8 x 20.6 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Extended loan from Kodak Ltd. (L74:0045:0007)
 
LL/7424

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LL/7480
John Dillwyn Llewelyn
Stoat & Fern Study
1856 (ca)
Oxymel negative
 
Swansea Museum, Library
Swansea Museum, Library (SWASM:SM1987.846.99)
 
LL/7480

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LL/32383
Adolphe Braun
Oak leaves with acorns and ferns study
1860 (ca)
Albumen print
36 x 43.5 cm
 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions
Printed Books,& Maps, Vintage Photography (17 June 2009, Lot: 15)
 
LL/32383

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LL/30187
Unidentified photographer
[Lady standing amidst ferns]
1905-1915 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Brian Smolens
 
LL/30187

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LL/14469
Karl Blossfeldt
a. Polypodiaceae aspidieae. Polypody. Rolled-up frond enlarged 4 times. b. Vaccinium corymbosum. Common or Swamp Blueberry. Bunch of fruit enlarged 8 times. c. Polystichum falcatum. Prickly Shield-fern. Young rolled-up frond enlarged 5 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 33]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14469 [Further details available]

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LL/14470
Karl Blossfeldt
a. Polypodium vulgare. Common Polypody, Adder's Fern. Young frond enlarged 7 times. b. Ribes nigrum. Common Black Currant. Raceme enlarged 5 times. c. Pteridium aquilinum. Bracken. Young frond enlarged 5 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 34]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14470 [Further details available]

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LL/14472
Karl Blossfeldt
Scolopendrium vulgare. Hart's-tongue Fern. Young rolled-up fronds enlarged 6 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 36]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14472 [Further details available]

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LL/14474
Karl Blossfeldt
Polystichum munitum. Prickly Shield-fern. Young rolled-up frond enlarged 6 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 38]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14474 [Further details available]

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LL/14482
Karl Blossfeldt
Struthiopteris germanica. German Ostrich-fern. Young rolled-up frond enlarged 8 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 46]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14482 [Further details available]

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LL/14490
Karl Blossfeldt
Adiantum pedatum. American Maiden-hair Fern. Young rolled-up fronds enlarged 8 and 12 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 54]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14490 [Further details available]

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LL/14491
Karl Blossfeldt
Adiantum pedatum. American Maiden-hair Fern. Young rolled-up fronds enlarged 8 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 55]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14491 [Further details available]

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LL/14492
Karl Blossfeldt
Aspidium filix mas. Shield-fern. Young rolled-up fronds enlarged 4 times.
[Urformen der Kunst / Art Forms in Nature, Pl. 56]
1929 (2nd edition)
Gravure
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/14492 [Further details available]

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LL/34172
Walter Chappell
Bracken Fern, Mill Valley, CA
1974
Gelatin silver print
 
Estate of Walter Chappell
© the Walter Chappell Estate, #1555
 
LL/34172

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LL/34171
Walter Chappell
Fern, Mill Valley, CA
1974
Gelatin silver print
 
Estate of Walter Chappell
© the Walter Chappell Estate, #1533
 
LL/34171

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LL/26777
Charles Grogg
Fern curls
[Sent from the Garden]
2008
Platinum/palladium print / Gelatin silver print
 
Provided by the artist - Charles Grogg
 
LL/26777 [Further details available]

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LL/64313
Harry Callahan
Woods, Maine
1962
Gelatin silver print
16.4 x 16.4 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 ins)
 
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury (Bloomsbury)
Auction: 19 Nov 2015, Lot: 36
 
LL/64313

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LL/70438
Paul Caponigro
Untitled (Ferns)
1968
Polaroid, Type 52
8.90 x 11.50 cm (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 ins) (paper)
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
Gift of George Stephanopoulos, 2015.268
 
LL/70438

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LL/74568
M. Allport
Ferns, Wellington Rivulet
1869 (ca)
Albumen print
19.0 x 24.1 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, ex-collection A. E. Marshall, 1977.0689.0112
 
LL/74568 [Further details available]

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LL/85213
Paul Strand
Fern, Early Morning Dew, Georgetown, Maine
1927
Platinum print, waxed, contact print
9 1/2 x 7 3/4 ins (24.3 x 19.4 cm)
 
Sotheby's - Paris
9 October 2018, Modernism: Photographs from a Distinguished Private Collection, Lot: 6
 
LL/85213 [Further details available]

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LL/76521
Ansel Adams
Ferns, Valley Floor, Yosemite National Park, California
1948 (taken)
Gelatin silver print
 
Villa Grisebach Auktionen GmbH - Berlin
Auction 271, 31 May 2017, Lot: 2000
 
LL/76521

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LL/83391
Wilhelm Schürmann
Ireland
1973 (taken) 1975 (print)
Gelatin silver print
20.5 x 20.5 cm
 
Lempertz - Cologne
Auction 1109, Photographie, 1 June 2018, Lot: 189
 
LL/83391

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LL/10371
Nathan McCreery
Aspens and Ferns - McCl
n.d.
Ilfochrome
8 x 10 in, 10 x 13 in, 15 x 19 in
 
Verve Gallery of Photography (Closed 2017)
© Nathan McCreery - Courtesy of Verve Fine Arts Gallery
 
LL/10371

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LL/10511
Huntington Witherill
Sword Fern
1991
 
Provided by the artist - Huntington Witherill
© 2006 Huntington Witherill (www.huntingtonwitherill.com - 00991)
 
LL/10511

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Abstraction of the real - Brett Weston: Abstraction of the real
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Animals - John Dillwyn LLewelyn and his stuffed animals
Archaeology - Egypt: Karnak
Botany - Adolphe Braun: Flower studies
Botany - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Botany - Ferns
Botany - Henry Fox Talbot: Botany
Botany - Herbert Boucher Dobbie: New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties (1880)
Botany - Karl Blossfeldt‘s Original "Urformen der Kunst" / "Art Forms in Nature"
Botany - Nineteenth century botany
California - Ansel Adams: Yosemite
Cameraless photographs - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Cameraless photographs - Photograms
Card photographs - Carte de visites: Objects
Cars - Cars
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Nature
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Objects
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Scientific
Cyanotypes - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Cyanotypes - Herbert Boucher Dobbie: New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties (1880)
Egypt - Egypt: Karnak
Egypt - Maxime du Camp: Egypt
Experimental and manipulated photography - Electrical photographs
Experimental and manipulated photography - Photograms
Fauna - John Dillwyn LLewelyn and his stuffed animals
Flora - Introduction to leaves
Flowers - Adolphe Braun: Flower studies
Flowers - Charles Grogg: Sent from the Garden
Flowers - Karl Blossfeldt‘s Original "Urformen der Kunst" / "Art Forms in Nature"
Hand-painted photographs - Painted tintypes
History of photography - British photobooks
Imprimerie photographique Blanquart-Evrard - Maxime du Camp: Egypt
Land transportation - Cars
New Objectivity - Neue Sachlichkeit - Karl Blossfeldt‘s Original "Urformen der Kunst" / "Art Forms in Nature"
New Zealand - Herbert Boucher Dobbie: New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties (1880)
Painting on photographs - Painted tintypes
Photobooks - British photobooks
Photogenic drawings - Examples of photogenic drawings
Photogenic drawings - Henry Fox Talbot: Photogenic drawings
Photograms - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Photograms - Examples of photogenic drawings
Photograms - Herbert Boucher Dobbie: New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties (1880)
Photograms - Photograms
Remnants of the Ancient and Classical world - Egypt: Karnak
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Introduction to scientific photography
Scientific - Nineteenth century botany
Still life - Adolphe Braun: Flower studies
Still life - Carte de visites: Objects
Tintypes - Painted tintypes
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Herbert Boucher Dobbie: New Zealand Ferns. 148 Varieties (1880)
UK - British photobooks
Yosemite - Ansel Adams: Yosemite

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