Auguste Salzmann - Jerusalem - Saint Sepulcre - Bas relief  (Porte d'Entrée)
Joel Sternfeld - Friends, Joseph, Utah
Max Waldman - Glenda Jackson as Charlotte Corday in Marat Sade
Scherer and Nabholz - Grand Old Cannon in the Kremlin, Moscow
Alfred Stieglitz - Going Home by Ferry, New York City
Lisa Holden - Reading

Newsletter News

19th-Century Photography Events Shaping up for October 19-23, 2016 in NYC

The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel will host the 19th-century Photography Conference and Show presented by the Daguerreian Society from October 19-23, 2016 in New York City near Penn Station at…

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Featured Exhibit

Gustave Le Gray: Master Photographer of the 19th Century

By Alex Novak

Gustave Le Gray was born August 30, 1820 in Villiers-le-Bel, France.

For about three years at the beginning of the 1840s, Le Gray studied with the painter…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

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