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David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

Scottish, 1802–1870 and 1821–1848

Scottish Fishwives, Washaday Group, 1843–48

Calotype

5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. (14.0 x 19.4 cm)

Membership Purchase Fund

74.015

William Henry Fox Talbot

English, 1800–1877

Lincoln’s Inn, New Hall Library, London, ca. 1846

Salted paper print from a calotype negative

7 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (20.0 x 24.8 cm)

Gift of Arthur Penn, Class of 1956, and Marilyn Penn, Christopher Elliman, David Elliman, and Andrea Branch, by exchange

91.026

Philibert Perraud

French, born 1815, active 1850s

Portrait of a Nun, ca. 1850s

Daguerreotype

Frame: 4 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. (11.8 x 11.4 cm)

Gift of Arthur Penn, Class of 1956, and Marilyn Penn, Christopher Elliman, David Elliman, and Andrea Branch, by exchange

95.015.002

Anna Atkins

British, 1799–1871

Colutea arborescens, 1851–54

Cyanotype photogram

13 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (34.9 x 24.1 cm)

Acquired through the David M. Solinger, Class of 1926, Fund

2004.016

Timothy O’Sullivan

American, ca. 1840–1882

Dead at Gettysburg (A Harvest of Death), 1863

Albumen print

6 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (16.2 x 18.9 cm)

Gift of Arthur Penn, Class of 1956, and Marilyn Penn, Christopher Elliman, David Elliman, and Andrea Branch, by exchange; with additional support from the Warner L. Overton Fund

96.015.001

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