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Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel
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William Henry Fox Talbot, The Reverend Calvert Jones in the Cloisters at Lacock Abbey, 1845, salted paper print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of Robert B. Menschel

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Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Johnson Hawes, Portrait of a Child, 1850s, daguerreotype, National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Joyce and Robert B. Menschel Fund

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American 19th Century, Portrait of a Man, c. 1850, daguerreotype, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund and Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

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

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Constant Alexandre Famin, Forest Scene, c. 1865, albumen print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel Fund

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Oliver H. Willard, Light Artillery, Sergeant, 1866, albumen print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

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Thomas Eakins, William H. Macdowell, 1884, platinum print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

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Heinrich Kühn, Walther Kühn, 1911, gum dichromate over platinum print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel Fund

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American 20th Century, Cross Section of a Human Body, c. 1900 – 1920, cyanotype, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel Fund

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James Van Der Zee, Couple, 1924, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel Fund

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Edward Weston, Neil – Asleep, 1925, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of Robert B. Menschel

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György Kepes, Untitled (Berlin), 1931, gelatin silver print with black gouache, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

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Man Ray, Electricity, from Electricity, 1931, photogravure, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of Robert B. Menschel

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Brassaï, Lucian Freud, 1954, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel Fund

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