Imogen Cunningham

American, 1883–1976

Magnolia, 1936

Gelatin silver print

8 5/8 x 10 7/8 in. (22.1 x 27.8 cm)

Gift of Professor William Dress, PhD 1951


CIO Union Hall at 141 Hopewell Ave, Aliquippa, PA

Alfred Eisenstaedt

German, 1898–1995

CIO Union Hall at 141 Hopewell Ave., Aliquippa, PA, 1936

Gelatin silver print

8 x 9 3/4 in.

Gift of Gary Davis, Class of 1976


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Hans Bellmer from Les jeux de la poupée The Games of the Doll ca.1939 published 1949 toned gelatin silver print Johnson Museum Cornell

Hans Bellmer

German, 1902–1975

Untitled, from Les jeux de la poupée (The Games of the Doll), ca. 1939 (published 1949)

Toned gelatin silver print

5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (14 x 14 cm)

Acquired through the Ernest I. White, Class of 1893, Endowment Fund


James Van Der Zee

American, 1886–1983

Rider in Habit, 1939

Vintage gelatin silver print

9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

Acquired in honor of Frank Robinson through the Jennifer, Gale, and Ira Drukier Fund; the Herbert F. Johnson ’22 Endowment; the Tanner Family Purchase Fund; and the Deborah Goodman Davis ’85 and Gerald R. Davis ’85 Fund; with support from Andy Grundberg ’69 and Merry Foresta ’77


George Platt Lynes nude reclining Mel Fillini 1940s gelatin silver print Johnson Museum Cornell

George Platt Lynes

American, 1907–1955

Nude reclining, Mel Fillini, 1940s

Gelatin silver print

7 x 9 1/4 inches (17.8 x 23.5 cm)

Acquired through the Deborah Goodman Davis, Class of 1985, and Gerald R. Davis, Class of 1984, Fund; and through the generosity of Younghee Kim-Wait; with additional support from Andrew Grundberg, Class of 1969, and Merry Foresta, MA 1981; and from Steven M. Manket, Class of 1978, and Nancy Adler Manket, Class of 1978