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Benedictine Convent, Catania

Bridges learned the negative-positive, paper-based calotype process directly from its British inventor, William Henry Fox Talbot. When, in 1846, Bridges embarked for the Mediterranean on a journey to produce ph... more

David Maitland Armstrong as a Boy

In this boyhood photograph, Maitland Armstrong wears a velvet suit and leans on the arm of a chair. The photographers came from Newburgh, New York, close to the subjects's family home of Danskammer, on the west... more

Elizabeth Page Bakewell and her Grandson, Frank B. James

John Plumbe Jr. (American, born Wales, 1809–1857)

[The Reading Establishment]

The widespread distribution of large editions of photographic prints was the promise of Talbot's negative-positive process and its principal advantage over the contemporaneous French daguerreotype. In early 184... more

Group of Gentlemen Conversing over a Glass of Wine

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)

Duomo Milan

Jones set out from England on an ambitious photographic Grand Tour of Italy and Malta in 1845 after having learned the negative-positive calotype process from its inventor, William Henry Fox Talbot. Intending t... more

[Mrs. Thomas Ustick Walter and Her Deceased Child]

William Langenheim (American, born Germany, Schöningen 1807–1874)

[Officer of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders Reading to the Troops, Edinburgh Castle]

On occasion Hill and Adamson ventured into full-blown genre, costuming and staging literary scenes reminiscent of popular tableaux vivants, but in other cases such as this, the artists found authentically engag... more

67. Colosseum, Rome, Second View

Calvert Richard Jones (British, Swansea, Wales 1802–1877 Bath, England)

The Capitoline

Calvert Richard Jones (British, Swansea, Wales 1802–1877 Bath, England)

Self-Portrait

Louis-Adolphe Humbert de Molard (French, Paris 1800–1874)

Saint Paul's Bay, Malta

Calvert Richard Jones (British, Swansea, Wales 1802–1877 Bath, England)

Old Waterloo Bridge, London

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)

The Fairy Tree at Colinton

Although Hill was primarily a painter of land- and townscapes, he and Adamson made few photographs of those subjects. In several cases where they did, the choice of subject is understandable: their photograph o... more

Garden of Selvia, Syracuse, Sicily

George Wilson Bridges (British, 1788–1864)

[Violinist and Flute Player]

Possibly by Unknown (American)

[Portrait of Tsow Chaoong]

Possibly by Unknown (American)

Phebe Grenell, 72

Unknown (American)

Tempio di Vesta

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

L'arco degli argentari, adossato alla chiesa di San Giorgio al Velabro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Constantino

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Uno dei Colossi di Campedoglio

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Veduta del Foro Romano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Piazza del Popolo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Porta del Popolo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Colosseo (Anfiteatro di Flavio)

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Foro e Colonna di Trajano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Giano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio della Pace

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Temple of Victory

George Wilson Bridges (British, 1788–1864)

S. Pietro in Vaticano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Fontana delle Tartarughe

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Campedoglio

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio della Concordia

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Temple of Wingless Victory, Lately Restored

An Oxford-educated Englishman, the Reverend George Bridges lived comfortably in Jamaica until his wife abandoned him and his six daughters drowned in a boating accident. Thereafter Bridges and his son, William,... more

Arco di Settimio Severo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempo della Fortuna Virile

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Campo Vaccino (Foro Romano)

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Veduta di Castel St Angelo. S. Pietro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Panteon

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Frederick Langenheim

In 1841-42, William and Frederick Langenheim opened a daguerreotype studio in Philadelphia. Known for their technical innovations the former journalists were not the city's first but were certainly its most cel... more

S. Giovanni Laterano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio di Antonino e Faustina

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Roma

Constant, who associated with the painter-photographers at the Caffè Greco, was the first in Rome to use the method of albumen on glass plate negatives devised by the Frenchman Niépce de Saint-Victor in 1847. T... more

Villa Medici

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

William Langenheim

William Langenheim (American, born Germany, Schöningen 1807–1874)

Monte Cavallo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Fontana di Trevi

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Rovine del Foro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Ponte e Castel S. Angelo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Vue générale d'Esné (No. 1 extrêmité Sud)

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue du Village d'Edfou

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Propylone du Temple de Khons, à Karnac, Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue générale du Temple de Khons, à Karnac, Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Tombeaux Musulmans à Herment

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Alfred Thompson Gobert

Louis Robert grew up on the premises of the Royal Porcelain Factory at Sèvres and assumed the leadership of its Painting Workshop in 1847. Inclined by training and temperament toward endeavors that brought pai... more

Colosse monolithe d'Amenophis III, à Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Groupe de colonnes du Palais de Louxor, Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue d'une partie du village de Louxor, Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Palmiers Doums à Hamarneh

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue prise du Nord-Est de Philae - Village de Kolokina

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Ruines du Temple d'Herment (Hermentis)

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Mosquée de Haou (Diospolis parva)

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Ancienne Nécropole de Lycopolis, à Syout

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue du Divan et du Palais du Gouverneur, à Syout

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Louise-Marie-Julie

Louis-Adolphe Humbert de Molard (French, Paris 1800–1874)

Palais et Village de Louxor, pris du Sud, Thèbes

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Vue prise à la première Cataracte (Rive droite)

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Mosquée d'Ali-Bey, à Girgeh

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)

Bas Relief from the Arch of Constantine, Rome

The sculptor, medalist, and photographer Flachéron arrived at the French Academy in Rome upon winning a Prix de Rome in 1839. He married soon after and took over his father-in-law’s art supply store near the Pi... more

Égypte, Nubie, Syrie: Paysages et Monuments

Maxime Du Camp's mission to Egypt and the Near East in 1849-51 to make a photographic survey of monuments and sites is well documented in his writings and in those of his fellow traveler, Gustave Flaubert. Afte... more

Façade du Temple d'Athor à Dendérah (Tentyris)

Maxime Du Camp (French, 1822–1894)