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Photographs from the Collection

April 25 – July 5, 1999
East Building, Mezzanine, Northeast

John Moran, The Wissahickon Creek near Philadelphia, c. 1865, albumen print, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation through Robert and Joyce Menschel, 1999.6.1

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: The exhibition displayed newly acquired 19th- and 20th-century American, French, and British works from the Gallery's collection, including photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret Cameron, Charles Sheeler, and André Kertesz. Many of the photographs, including several promised gifts, had never before been shown at the National Gallery of Art.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. The curator was Sarah Greenough, curator of photographs at the National Gallery of Art.

Sponsor: The exhibition was made possible by The Circle of the National Gallery of Art.

Attendance: 66,124