Old-School Manipulated Photographs

Unidentified Photographer, [Man shaking his own hand at Jack’s Saloon], 1930-50

Unidentified Photographer, [Decapitated Man with Head on a Platter], ca. 1865 (2008.81.15)

Yves Klein and Harry Shunk (photographer), Dimanche, November 27, 1960

Weegee, “I Dreamt I Lost My Maiden Form Brassiere.” 1953 (4245.1993)

In celebration of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, here are some tweaked selections from the ICP Collection.

About erinbarnett

Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York
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