CDR-1195: SR Set: Photography

Our selection of photographs emphasizes the rich collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These photographs range from early experimental "photogenic drawings" of the 1830s, daguerreotypes, and tintypes, to gelatin silver prints of the twentieth century. Early photographers represented include Nadar, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Julia Margaret Cameron. The collection includes landscapes, portraits, architecture, nudes, and even documentation of scientific experiments. Especially noteworthy are portraits of contemporary French artists taken ca. 1850 including Manet, Monet, Morisot, Degas, Gauguin, and Renoir. Documentation of diverse sites range from Roman monuments in rural France to the spiritual center of exotic Jerusalem in the Middle East.



Met-3913
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Title: Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery B, Petersburg
Creator(s): Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2983
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Title: Black Cañon, From Camp 8, Looking Above
Creator(s): Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2776
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Title: Nasr ed-din Shah
Creator(s): Luigi Pesce
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05124
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Title: Scherzo di Follia; [The Countess Castiglione Posing With a Frame Held Over One Eye]
Creator(s): Pierson, Pierre-Louis
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06818
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Title: Ritrosetta
Creator(s): Pierre-Louis Pierson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4066
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Title: Elvira; Countess Castiglione with Fan
Creator(s): Pierre-Louis Pierson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4067
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Title: The Prince Imperial on a Pony beneath a Window
Creator(s): Pierre-Louis Pierson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2728
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Title: La Grayeur???; (Freight)
Creator(s): Pierre-Louis Pierson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2729
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Title: Les yeux mirés
Creator(s): Pierre-Louis Pierson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05873
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Title: Rocky Hillside
Creator(s): Victor Prevost
Description: Possibly photographed near West Point, New York, Prevost's unusual aesthetic sensibility can be seen in this landscape with a carefully hidden figure seated among the boulders in the picture's lower r
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3248
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Title: Romesnil
Creator(s): Louis-Rémy Robert
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-1920
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Title: Gardens of the Chàteau de Saint-Cloud
Creator(s): Louis-Rémy Robert
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06467
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Title: Jacques-Joseph Ebelman on his Deathbed
Creator(s): Louis-Rémy Robert
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3424
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Title: "She Never Told Her Love"
Creator(s): Henry Peach Robinson
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3500
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Title: Facade, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3505
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Title: Jérusalem, Saint Sépulcre, vue générale, 2; [General View No. 2, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem]
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3498
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Title: Jewish Sarcophagus, Jerusalem
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3496
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Title: Jérusalem, Vallée de Josaphat, Tombeau de St. Jacques
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3495
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Title: Jérusalem, Saint Sépulcre, abside; [Apse, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem]
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3507
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Title: Jérusalem, Saint Sépulcre, coupole; [Cupola, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem]
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3502
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Title: Jérusalem, Saint Sépulcre
Creator(s): Auguste Salzmann
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-1170
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Title: Lemuel Shaw
Creator(s): Southworth & Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4011
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Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05852
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Title: Mrs. James Thomas Fields (Annie Adams)
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4008
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Title: Henry Clay
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4006
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Title: Millard Fillmore (1800-74), 13th President of US
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05853
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Title: Rufus Choate
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4024
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Title: William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), 9th President US
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4013
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Title: Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), 12th President of US
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4015
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Title: John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), 6th President of US
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Philip Haas
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4017
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Title: Susan Brownell Anthony
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4019
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Title: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4010
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Title: Daniel Webster
Creator(s): Albert Sands Southworth
Josiah Johnson Hawes
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3423
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Title: [The Reading Establishment]
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Description: detail
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3422
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Title: [The Reading Establishment]
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06398
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Title: Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06397
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Title: The Ladder
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06399
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Title: Cloisters of Lacock Abbey
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06405
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Title: A Fruit Piece
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-06396
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Title: Entrance Gateway, Queen's College, Oxford
Creator(s): William Henry Fox Talbot
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art