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The Eye of the Sun

Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art

William Henry Fox Talbot, Winter Trees, Reflected in a Pond, 1841-1842, salted paper print, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation, 2018.6.2

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William Edward Kilburn, Queen Victoria and Children, January 19, 1852, daguerreotype with applied color, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 2018.145.13

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Amelie Guillot-Saguez, Portrait of a Girl, 1849, salted paper print with applied color, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, 2019.19.1

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Andrew & Ives, Frederick Douglass, 1863, albumen print (carte-de-visite), Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, 2018.95.1

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John Dillwyn Llewelyn, A Summer's Evening, Penllergare, August 25, 1854, albumen print, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker, 2018.5.2

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Frederick DeBourg Richards, McAllister's Optical Shop, Philadelphia, December 12, 1854, daguerreotype, Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro Ph.D, 2017.191.4

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Colonel Henry Stuart Wortley, Sunset at Sea, 1860s, albumen print, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker, 2018.7.7

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Eugène Cuvelier, Gorges de Franchard - Forêt de Fontainebleau (Franchard Gorges – Fontainebleau Forest), October 20, 1863, salted paper print, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation, 2018.6.1

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Pierre-Ambrose Richebourg, Assembly of Troops for Napoleon III, Place Bellecour de Lyon, 1860, albumen print, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker, 2019.20.3

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Charles Marville, Hôtel de la Marine, 1864-1870, albumen print, Diana and Mallory Walker Fund, 2006.23.1

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Andrew Joseph Russell, Stone Wall, Rear of Fredericksburg, with Rebel Dead, May 3, 1863, albumen print, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, 2016.154.1

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Gayford & Speidel, Christopher Anderson, 1865, albumen print (carte-de-visite), Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, 2018.95.4

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Francis Frith, The Pyramids of El-Geezeh, from the South-West, 1858, albumen print, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 2018.145.6

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), Lorina and Alice Liddell in Chinese Dress, 1860, albumen print, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, The Ahmanson Foundation, and New Century Fund, 2015.78.1

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Julia Margaret Cameron, A Minstrel Group, 1867, albumen print, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation, 2018.7.11

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Eadweard Muybridge, Plate Number 169. Jumping over boy's back (leapfrog), 1887, collotype, Corcoran Collection (Museum Purchase, 1887), 2014.79.215

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American 19th Century, Untitled (Fishbowl), c. 1888, gelatin silver print, Gift of Robert E. Jackson, 2006.161.2

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