Anonymous - Mason or Architect in Top Hat
Anonymous - Girl Seated
Weegee - Louis Armstrong
Anonymous - Two portraits of fisherman in leather covered case
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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography--Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, Oscar Rejlander and Clementina Hawarden The National Portrait Gallery, London, until May 20th

National Portrait Gallery is located at St Martin's Place, London. Opening hours daily 10.00–18.00; Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00. Last admission to the exhibition is one hour before…

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Featured Exhibit

Salt Print Masterworks: 1840s-1850s

By Matt Damsker

The salt print was photography's earliest negative and positive print technique, and occupies an exalted place in photography's history, having been developed by William Henry Fox Talbot in…

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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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