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LL/80780
Charles DeForest Fredricks
The American Bouquet
1889
Albumen print
13 5/8 x 10 1/2 ins (34.61 x 26.67 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.3505
 
LL/80780

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LL/33474
John Plumbe Jr.
[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., east front elevation]
1846 (ca)
Daguerreotype
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
DAG no. 1230, LC-USZC4-3595 DLC (color film copy transparency post-1992)
 
LL/33474

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LL/7320
Platt D. Babbitt
[Joseph Avery stranded on rocks in the Niagara River]
1853, July
Daguerreotype
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
DAG no. 1165
 
LL/7320 [Further details available]

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LL/25562
George Robinson Fardon
View of a portion of the City and Bay, from Taylor street - in the distance the U.S. Hospital.
[San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco]
1855 (ca)
Salt paper print
9.0 x 12.1 cm (oval)
 
George Eastman Museum
Courtesy of George Eastman House, Gift of Eastman Kodak Company: ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
 
LL/25562 [Further details available]

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LL/81734
J. D. Edwards (American, 1831-1900)
Steamships at Cotton Wharf, New Orleans
1857-1860 (ca)
Salt print
5 3/16 7 13/16 ins (13.18 19.84 cm) (image and sheet)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.209
 
LL/81734

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LL/32257
William Henry Jackson
Hayden Survey Party members
n.d.
Albumen print
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (53 / 30)
 
LL/32257 [Further details available]

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LL/33166
William Henry Jackson
The Mountain of the Holy Cross
1873
Albumen silver print
10 1/4 x 13 1/4 ins
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/33166 [Further details available]

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LL/35665
William Henry Jackson
High Bridge in the Loop. Near Georgetown.
1885 (ca)
Albumen print
11.3 x 17.6 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Record Id: 1974:0013:0316
 
LL/35665 [Further details available]

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LL/53067
J.T. Zealy
Renty
1850, March
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
8.9 x 6.4 cm
 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Peabody Number: 35-5-10/53038
 
LL/53067 [Further details available]

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LL/31924
George E. Trager
Burial of the dead at the battle of Wounded Knee, S.D. [South Dakota].
1890, 29 December (after)
 
National Museum of Health and Medicine
 
LL/31924 [Further details available]

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LL/31214
Edward S. Curtis
The Vanishing Race
1904
Orotone
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 in (26.7 x 34.3 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction Oct 21, 2008, Lot 34)
 
LL/31214 [Further details available]

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LL/66423
Charlotte Pinkerton Blazer, Walter McClintock
[Indian male with gun seated on white horse]
n.d.
Lantern slide, hand-coloured
8 x 10 cm
 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Walter McClintock papers, Call number: WA MSS S-1175, Object ID: 2010441
 
LL/66423

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LL/80774
Philip A. Miller (American)
Cherokee Land Opening
1893
Albumen print
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.3466
 
LL/80774

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LL/80776
William Henry Jackson
Street View in Corinne, Utah Territory
1868-1870 (ca)
Albumen print
2 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches (5.4 x 9.21 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.516
 
LL/80776

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LL/58458
Lewis W. Hine
Immigrants, Ellis Island (Italians looking for lost luggage)
1905 (taken) 1920s (? print)
Gelatin silver print, warm-toned
9 7/8 x 16 ins (50.5 x 40.6 cm)
 
Sotheby's - New York
Photographs, 1 April 2015, Lot: 37
 
LL/58458 [Further details available]

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LL/5974
Lewis W. Hine
Sadie Pfeiffer, Spinner in Cotton Mill, North Carolina
1910
Gelatin silver print
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© J. Paul Getty Trust [84.XM.967.15]
 
LL/5974

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LL/6028
Dorothea Lange
Human Erosion in California (Migrant Mother) [Nipomo, California]
1936
Gelatin silver print
13 7/16 x 10 9/16
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© J. Paul Getty Trust [98.XM.162]
 
LL/6028

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LL/6030
Dorothea Lange
White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
1933
Gelatin silver print
11 x 13 7/8
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© Oakland Museum of California, the City of Oakland [Getty: 2000.43.1]
 
LL/6030 [Further details available]

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LL/81306
Dorothea Lange
White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
1933
Gelatin silver print
4 5/8 3 5/8 ins (11.75 9.21 cm) (image)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.4306
 
LL/81306

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LL/44249
Russell Lee
Shasta dam under construction. California
1942, June
Color slide
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction from color slide. LC-USF351-574. LC-DIG-fsac-1a34236. FSA/OWI Collection. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
 
LL/44249

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LL/71782
Robert Frank
Trolley, New Orleans
[The Americans]
1955 (taken) 1960s (print)
Gelatin silver print
12 5/16 x 18 13/16 ins (31.2 x 47.8 cm) (image) 15 7/8 x 19 7/8 ins (40.3 x 50.5 cm) (sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Purchased with funds contributed by Dorothy Norman, 1969, Accession Number: 1969-195-55, © Robert Frank, the The Americans
 
LL/71782

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LL/5172
Stephen Shore
U.S. 10, Post Falls, ID
[Uncommon Places 1973-1979]
1974, 25 August
Chromogenic print
8 x 10 in
 
Edwynn Houk Gallery
 
LL/5172

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
1840-1860 - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
African Americans - Introduction to photography by, and of, African Americans
African Americans - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Events
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Anthropology and ethnology - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Anthropology and ethnology - Edward S. Curtis: Orotones
Anthropology and ethnology - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Architecture - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Botany - Introduction to flowers
California - Dorothea Lange: White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
California - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Calotypists - USA - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Children - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
Cityscapes - Urban - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Cityscapes - Urban - Introduction to cityscapes and the urban context
Colorado - Colorado: Mountain of the Holy Cross
Colour - FSA - Farm Security Administration - OWI: Early colour
Colour - Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Events
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Exteriors
Daguerreotypists - USA - Daguerreotypes: USA
Daguerreotypists - USA - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Documentary - Documentary photography
Documentary - Documentary photography and advocacy
Documentary - Early examples of photo reportage
Documentary - FSA - Farm Security Administration - OWI: Early colour
Documentary - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
Documentary - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
Documentary - Tracking down the photographed
Early examples of photo reportage - Early examples of photo reportage
Early examples of photo reportage - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Early social commentary - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
Emotions - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Emotions - Emotions
Emotions - Emotions: Maternal
Ethnic and traditional costumes - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Events - Albumen prints: Events
Events - Daguerreotypes: Events
Events - Introduction to events
Events - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Evidence - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
Expeditions and exploration - Landscape surveys of the American West
Expeditions and exploration - Surveying
Expeditions and exploration - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Family life - Motherhood
Fashion 1930-1940 - The Depression and the Dustbowl
Flowers - Introduction to flowers
FSA - Farm Security Administration - Dorothea Lange: FSA - Farm Security Administration
FSA - Farm Security Administration - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
FSA - Farm Security Administration - Dorothea Lange: White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
FSA - Farm Security Administration - FSA - Farm Security Administration - OWI: Early colour
FSA - Farm Security Administration - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Documentary
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Portrait
Gelatin silver prints - The Gelatin Silver Print
Great Depression - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Great Depression - Dorothea Lange: White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
History of photography - American photobooks
Iconic photographs - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Immigrants and immigration - Lewis W. Hine: Ellis Island
Industrial - Lewis W. Hine: Cotton mills
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Landscape surveys of the American West
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - William Henry Jackson: Railways
Landscape - Surveying
Landscape photography and environmental issues - Railways and the landscape
Landscapes of North America - Colorado: Mountain of the Holy Cross
Landscapes of North America - Landscape photography in nineteenth century North America
Landscapes of North America - Landscape surveys of the American West
Landscapes of North America - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
Landscapes of North America - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Lantern slides - Magic lantern slides
Lantern slides - Walter McClintock: The Blackfoot of Montana and their environment
Louisiana - Introduction to photography in Louisiana
Magic lanterns - Magic lantern slides
Middle age - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Montana - Walter McClintock: The Blackfoot of Montana and their environment
Mountains - Colorado: Mountain of the Holy Cross
Native Americans - Edward S. Curtis and Pictorialism
Native Americans - Edward S. Curtis: Photograph frames
Native Americans - Native American: The search for the Vanishing Race and a vanishing world
Native Americans - North American Indian Wars: The photography of aftermath
Native Americans - Photographers of Native Americans
Native Americans - Walter McClintock: The Blackfoot of Montana and their environment
New Topographics - Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places
New York - Niagara Falls
New York - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
North American Indian Wars (1860-1900) - Native American: The search for the Vanishing Race and a vanishing world
North American Indian Wars (1860-1900) - North American Indian Wars: The photography of aftermath
North American Indian Wars (1860-1900) - Photographers of Native Americans
Occupational - Lewis W. Hine: Cotton mills
Occupational - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
Orotones - Edward S. Curtis: Orotones
Peoples of the world - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Photobooks - American photobooks
Photograph frames - Edward S. Curtis: Photograph frames
Pictorialism - Edward S. Curtis and Pictorialism
Portrait - Introduction to the portrait
Portrait - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Poverty - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Poverty - Dorothea Lange: White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
Racial issues - Robert Frank: The Americans - Racial issues
Railways - Introduction to the photography of railways
Railways - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
Railways - William Henry Jackson: Railways
Salt prints - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Salt prints - Salt prints: Exteriors
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Sequences and series - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
South Carolina - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Street - Robert Frank: The Americans
Street - Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places
Travel - Robert Frank: The Americans
Travel - Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places
USA - American photobooks
USA - Colorado: Mountain of the Holy Cross
USA - Daguerreotypes: USA
USA - FSA - Farm Security Administration - OWI: Early colour
USA - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
USA - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
USA - Introduction to photography in the USA
USA - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
USA - Landscape photography in nineteenth century North America
USA - Landscape surveys of the American West
USA - Lewis W. Hine: Ellis Island
USA - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America
USA - Native American: The search for the Vanishing Race and a vanishing world
USA - North American Indian Wars: The photography of aftermath
USA - Photographers of Native Americans
USA - Robert Frank: The Americans
USA - Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places
USA - The importance of railroads in the development of the American West
USA - U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey - Ferdinand V. Hayden (1867-1869)
Utah - Introduction to photography in Utah
War - Introduction to war photography
Water and waterfalls - Niagara Falls
Water and waterfalls - Platt D. Babbitt: Joseph Avery at Niagara Falls (1853)
Water and waterfalls - Waterfalls
Women photographers - Dorothea Lange: The Migrant Mother
Women photographers - Dorothea Lange: White Angel Breadline, San Francisco
Working conditions - Lewis W. Hine: The reform of child labour in America

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