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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
Xie Kitchin, 1869

albumen print
sheet: 10.7 x 13.7 cm (4 3/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mary and David Robinson

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Édouard-Denis Baldus
Toulon, Gare (Toulon, Train Station), 1861 or later

albumen print
sheet (trimmed to image): 27.4 x 43.1 cm (10 13/16 x 16 15/16 in.)
support: 45.4 x 60.6 cm (17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons' Permanent Fund

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Roger Fenton
Fruit and Flowers, 1860

albumen print
Overall: 35.5 x 43 cm (14 x 16 15/16 in.)
mount: 50.8 x 68.5 cm (20 x 26 15/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Paul Mellon Fund

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Henry Peter Bosse
Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L[ow] W[ater] 1891, 1891

cyanotype
image: 26.51 x 33.34 cm (10 7/16 x 13 1/8 in.)
sheet: 36.83 x 43.82 cm (14 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mary and Dan Solomon

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F. Jay Haynes
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Falls, c. 1884

albumen print
image: 41.91 x 54.29 cm (16 1/2 x 21 3/8 in.)
sheet: 42.23 x 54.61 cm (16 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mary and Dan Solomon

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David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson
Prayer, 1843-1847

salted paper print
image: 20.9 x 16.9 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)
mount: 37.5 x 26.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Paul Mellon Fund

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Guillaume-Benjamin-Amant Duchenne (de Boulogne)
Terror mixed with pain, torture, 1854-1856

albumen print, printed 1862
image: 22.1 x 15.8 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.)
mount: 40.3 x 27.6 cm (15 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Fund, in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of Photography at the National Gallery of Art

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Andrew Joseph Russell
Stone Wall, Rear of Fredericksburg, with Rebel Dead, May 3, 1863

albumen print
image: 24 x 32.3 cm (9 7/16 x 12 11/16 in.)
mount: 27.3 x 35.4 cm (10 3/4 x 13 15/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

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Andrew Joseph Russell
Granite Canon, from the water tank., 1869

albumen print from The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent (1869)
overall (closed): 34 x 49 x 3.8 cm (13 3/8 x 19 5/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Avalon Fund and New Century Fund

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George Barker
Silver Springs, Florida, c. 1886

albumen print
image: 45.4 x 54.93 cm (17 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
mat: 63.5 x 76.2 cm (25 x 30 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund

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Samuel Broadbent
M. Edward Rogers, Robert E. Randall, and Charles F. Lennig, First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, 1861

albumen print
image: 19.6 x 15.1 cm (7 11/16 x 5 15/16 in.)
sheet: 29.5 x 24.5 cm (11 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

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Gustave Le Gray
Brig on the Water, 1856

albumen print
image/sheet: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker

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John Dillwyn Llewelyn
A Summer's Evening, Penllergare, August 25, 1854

albumen print
image: 28.7 x 23.8 cm (11 5/16 x 9 3/8 in.)
sheet: 45.3 x 37.6 cm (17 13/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker

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Eugène Cuvelier
Franchard Gorges – Fontainebleau Forest, 1863

salted paper print
image: 19.9 x 26.1 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
sheet: 50.5 x 60.7 cm (19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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William Henry Fox Talbot
Winter Trees, Reflected in a Pond, 1841-1842

salted paper print
image: 16.4 x 19.2 cm (6 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)
sheet: 20 x 24.2 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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Charles Thurston Thompson
Water Tanks Outside of Annex, Paris Exposition Universelle, 1855

salted paper print
image: 21 x 27.1 cm (8 1/4 x 10 11/16 in.)
sheet: 44.4 x 55.7 cm (17 1/2 x 21 15/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Diana and Mallory Walker

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Julia Margaret Cameron
A Minstrel Group, 1867

albumen print
image: 35.08 x 29.21 cm (13 13/16 x 11 1/2 in.)
sheet: 57.15 x 46.36 cm (22 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)
mat: 71.12 x 55.88 cm (28 x 22 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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Édouard-Denis Baldus
Rock of St. Michel in Puy, 1854

salted paper print
image: 33.8 x 44.2 cm (13 5/16 x 17 3/8 in.)
sheet: 48.3 x 68.5 cm (19 x 26 15/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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Mary Dillwyn
The Picnic Party, 1854

salted paper print
image: 16.4 x 12.2 cm (6 7/16 x 4 13/16 in.)
sheet: 26.7 x 20.4 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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Edward King Tenison
The Dublin Great Industrial Exhibition of 1853, 1853

salted paper print
image: 27.6 x 39.8 cm (10 7/8 x 15 11/16 in.)
sheet: 35.1 x 47.4 cm (13 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of the Richard King Mellon Foundation

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Gustave Le Gray
Bas-Breau, Forest of Fontainebleau, 1852

salted paper print
image: 25.3 x 37.7 cm (9 15/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
sheet: 37.7 x 45.7 cm (14 13/16 x 18 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons' Permanent Fund

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William Edward Kilburn
Queen Victoria and Children, January 19, 1852

daguerreotype with applied color
image: 7.6 x 8.7 cm (3 x 3 7/16 in.)
framed: 12.8 x 15 x 0.5 cm (5 1/16 x 5 7/8 x 3/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons' Permanent Fund

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Gayford & Speidel
Christopher Anderson, 1865

albumen print (carte-de-visite)
image: 8.8 x 5.8 cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.)
sheet: 10.2 x 6.3 cm (4 x 2 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

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The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art
September 8 – December 1, 2019

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