Alexander Gardner (1821 – 1882)
Execution of conspirators to Lincoln’s assassination (July 7, 1865)
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Gardner_(photographer)

Documentary Photography

January 29, 2008

Albert Fernique1841-1898
Album de la construction de la Statue de la Liberté. (published 1883, Paris)

source: New York Public Library Digital Collection

Lewis Carrol

January 28, 2008

Photo of Alice Liddell by Lewis Carroll. (1858)
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Carroll#The_Photographer

André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, 1819–1889)
Prince Lobkowitz, 1858
Albumen silver print from glass negative; 7 7/8 x 9 1/8 in. (20 x 23.2 cm)
image source: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/infp/ho_1995.170.1.htm

André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
The Organ Grinder

c. 1853 ,
salt print 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.
image source: http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=69940&handle=li


Multiple-shot camera invented by Desderi
image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Appareil_disderi.gif


Pierre-Louis Pierson

January 28, 2008

Pierre-Louis Pierson, Countess of Castiglione, c.1860

Re-enactment of the October 16, 1846 ether operation; daguerrotype by Southworth & Hawes.
image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Southworth_%26_Hawes_-_First_etherized_operation_%28re-enactment%29.jpg

Étienne Carjat

January 23, 2008

Étienne Carjat (French, 1828–1906)
Charles Baudelaire, ca. 1863
Woodburytype
image source: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/infp/ho_64.677.4.htm