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A Century of Photography: 1889

Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Another Baxter St. Alley, 1888 or 1889, (267.1982) Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Dockrats hunted by police, New York, ca. 1889 (246.1982) James Walker, Lake Geneva, near Geneva, Switzerland, ca. 1889 (455.2000) Unidentified Photographer, [Rev. M. Shrugler baptizing Mr. … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Attributed to George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 (2007.56.1) Alfred Eisenstaedt, Mont Tremblant, Canada, 1943 (303.1989) Soichi Kiyooka, Nikko, Tochigi, January 1974 (17.1994) John Loengard, Henry Moore’s Sheep Piece, 1983 (195.1987)

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Solstice: Winter

George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 Unidentified Photographer, [Winter Baptism], ca. 1930s Ellen Binder, Moscow: A retired woman emerges from her winter morning swim in the Moscow River, 1991–98 Weegee, Winter, ca. 1940 Paul Caponigro, Stonehenge, 1978 Martin … Continue reading

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Stereoviews

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Unidentified Women Reading a Letter], ca. 1880s George Barker, The Johnstown Calamity, 1889 Unidentified Photographer, How De Debil Do Dey Make A Bicycle, ca. 1900 Handheld stereoviewer Oliver Wendell Holmes invented the “Holmes type” stereoviewer. He explains his device in … Continue reading

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