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  • "Collection consists of photographs from the invention of photography until the present. Most are by Americans, but the work of British, French, Italian, German, and Czechoslovakian photographers is also represented. The wide range of images includes landscapes, interiors, portraits, and abstract works. Subjects focused upon are the American West, native Americans, children and family groups, and natural landscapes. Photographers with ten or more prints in the collection are Eadweard Muybridge, Vittorio Sella, Ben Shahn, Samuel Bourne, Frances B. Johnston, John K. Hillers, William Jackson, Victor Albert Prout, John H. Garo, Bruce Davidson, W. F. H. Titzenthaler, William Bell, Timothy O'Sullivan, Brett Weston, Robert Frank, Percy Byron, Adolphe Braun, Andreas Feininger, Aaron Siskind, and Minor White."

  • "Tintypes"
  • "Photographs"
  • "Daguerreotypes"
  • "Ambrotypes"
  • "Photoprints"
  • "Pictorial works"

  • "History of photography collection"