The First Century of Photography: New Acquisitions

September 10 – December 31, 1995

West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 53 rare works by pioneers of photography were selected from the Mary and David Robinson collection of 165 works recently acquired by the Gallery.

Organization: Sarah Greenough, curator of photographs at the National Gallery, organized the exhibition.

Image: Eadweard Muybridge, Walking and Carrying a 15-lb. Basket on Head, Hands Raised, c. 1887, collotype, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 1995.36.105