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Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsGreeceGreece
Cityscapes - UrbanCityscapes - UrbanPaper and waxed paper negativesPaper and waxed paper negatives
Non-canonical photographyNon-canonical photographyBeachesBeaches
FloraFloraLandscape photography and historical issuesLandscape photography and historical issues
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsFakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsTravelTravel
Photographing art - sculpturePhotographing art - sculpturePeoples of the worldPeoples of the world
DaguerreotypesDaguerreotypesRemnants of the Ancient and Classical worldRemnants of the Ancient and Classical world
Christian architectureChristian architectureReligious architectureReligious architecture
American Civil War (1861-1865)American Civil War (1861-1865)Native AmericansNative Americans
TreesTreesStill lifeStill life
Using different viewpointsUsing different viewpointsMusiciansMusicians
Carte de visiteCarte de visiteUSAUSA
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento moriDeath, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento moriLand transportationLand transportation
Landscapes of North AmericaLandscapes of North AmericaNon-paper objectsNon-paper objects
Card photographsCard photographsAnthropology and ethnologyAnthropology and ethnology
Cabinet cardsCabinet cardsArtArt
World's Fairs and International ExhibitionsWorld's Fairs and International ExhibitionsPortraitPortrait
PropsPropsObjects incorporating photographsObjects incorporating photographs
Columns, plinths and pedestalsColumns, plinths and pedestalsPhoto-jewelryPhoto-jewelry
Second World War (1939-1945)Second World War (1939-1945)Iconic photographsIconic photographs
Postage stampsPostage stampsSocial life of photographsSocial life of photographs
GermanyGermanyMagnesium lightMagnesium light
AfricaAfricaBackgrounds and foregroundsBackgrounds and foregrounds
Magic lanternsMagic lanternsCamerasCameras
Lantern slidesLantern slidesSupply houses and suppliesSupply houses and supplies
Instantaneous photographyInstantaneous photographyAlbumsAlbums
Advertising in publicationsAdvertising in publicationsConceptualConceptual

Photograph of the day

Doris Ulmann 
[Title requested) 
[Roll, Jordan, Roll] 
1933 (book published) 
Swann Galleries - New York 
Feb 28 2012, Sale 2270, Fine Photographs & Photobooks, Lot: 55 

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