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The First Century of Photography: New Acquisitions

September 10 – December 31, 1995
West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier

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

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.