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Picturing the Victorians: British Photographs and Reproductive Prints from the Department of Image Collections

November 1, 2010 – January 28, 2011
East Building, Ground Floor, Library

A Sunday Afternoon in a Picture Gallery, from "The Graphic", February 8, 1879, wood engraving, National Gallery of Art Library, Department of Image Collections

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

Overview: 22 photographs and reproductive prints documenting the work of Victorian artists, together with exhibitions and collections of the period were selected for this installation. It was organized in conjunction with The Pre-Raphaelite Lens: British Photography and Painting, 1848–1875.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Andrew Thomas, image specialist for American and British art, and Gregory Most, chief of library image collections, were curators.