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ArchitectureArchitectureInteriors of photographic studiosInteriors of photographic studios
Expeditions and explorationExpeditions and explorationWarWar
Islamic architectureIslamic architectureNative AmericansNative Americans
American Civil War (1861-1865)American Civil War (1861-1865)Religious architectureReligious architecture
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento moriDeath, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento moriUsing different viewpointsUsing different viewpoints
CanadaCanadaCrime and punishmentCrime and punishment
PortraitPortraitIllustrated magazinesIllustrated magazines
Abstraction of the realAbstraction of the realNew Bauhaus / Art Institute of ChicagoNew Bauhaus / Art Institute of Chicago
Erotica and nudesErotica and nudesPhotojournalismPhotojournalism
Salt printsSalt printsEthnic and traditional costumesEthnic and traditional costumes
MilitaryMilitaryAnthropology and ethnologyAnthropology and ethnology
Backgrounds and foregroundsBackgrounds and foregroundsHandsHands
DaguerreotypesDaguerreotypesPeoples of the worldPeoples of the world
LeisureLeisurePhotograph framesPhotograph frames
Women photographersWomen photographersAmateur photographyAmateur photography
Instantaneous photographyInstantaneous photographyCard photographsCard photographs
TrendsTrendsBusiness cardsBusiness cards
Photographic studiosPhotographic studiosCarte de visiteCarte de visite
Still lifeStill lifeMarketingMarketing
Exteriors of photographic studiosExteriors of photographic studiosCircus performers and workersCircus performers and workers
RoyaltyRoyaltyAdvertising in newspapersAdvertising in newspapers
SilhouetteSilhouettePainting on photographsPainting on photographs
Cabinet cardsCabinet cardsScientificScientific
Avant-gardeAvant-gardeVietnam War (1961-1975)Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Real photo postcardsReal photo postcardsTransportationTransportation
Occupations and rolesOccupations and rolesExperimental and manipulated photographyExperimental and manipulated photography
Non-paper objectsNon-paper objectsRailwaysRailways
Street photographersStreet photographersPostcardsPostcards
AnimalsAnimalsDrawing and optical devicesDrawing and optical devices

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Toni Schneiders 
Verdorrtes Blatt (Withering leaf) 
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped 
40.3 x 29.7 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4302 

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