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La daguerreotypomanie / Maurisset., Tissandier Collection, France

La daguerreotypomanie / Maurisset., Tissandier Collection, France

French cartoon about the rush to try photography after Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre revealed his process in 1839. Print shows long lines of people waiting to be photographed and others eager to support the craz... More

[French photographer in old Yokohama]

[French photographer in old Yokohama]

Print shows a photographer wearing western clothing adjusting a camera beneath a shoud; a woman stands behind him, also wearing western clothing, holding a plate or a photograph, also, photographic supplies are... More

[Early foreign photographer in Yokohama]

[Early foreign photographer in Yokohama]

Print shows a western photographer with a large camera and other westerners in a room in Yokohama, Japan. Title devised by Library staff. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawi... More

Sam. A. Cooley, photographer Tenth Army Corps

Sam. A. Cooley, photographer Tenth Army Corps

Stereograph shows a group of men standing next to wagons labeled "Sam A. Cooley U.S. Photographer Department of the South", with a camera on the left, and two African American men employed as drivers. Title fro... More

L'intrépide Nadar, Nadar Collection 1850-1910

L'intrépide Nadar, Nadar Collection 1850-1910

Caricature shows French photographer and balloonist Felix Nadar sitting in the basket of a balloon in flight while holding his camera.

[Photography] / H.G. Webber del.

[Photography] / H.G. Webber del.

Print showing a large steam powered camera that takes and develops photographs instantly. A long queue climbs steps on the right, stands before the camera, then receives a print before descending the steps on the left.

[Photographer and subject, in Yokohama, Japan]

[Photographer and subject, in Yokohama, Japan]

Print shows a woman posing for a portrait photograph, half-length, seated, facing right, next to a table with a potted plant; at the top of the image is a banner filled with text and an illustration of the phot... More

Lithographie photographie Meisenbach - Print, Library of Congress collection

Lithographie photographie Meisenbach - Print, Library of Congress coll...

Print shows a woman standing with lithographic printing equipment on the left and a woman standing with a camera on the right; between them is a large display with a plant in an urn on a table and a heraldic de... More

Brown's landing, Rice Creek

Brown's landing, Rice Creek

"W.H.J. & Co." and "102" on negative. Negative cracked across lower left. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 03574. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in this record. Est. Brown's Landing

General view of experiment track, background and cameras

General view of experiment track, background and cameras

Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performing various movements; executed at Palo Alto, California, in 1878 and... More

Front of operating room in which are arranged parallel with track, 24 cameras at a distance of 12 inches from the center of each lens, and an electro-shutter in front of each

Front of operating room in which are arranged parallel with track, 24 ...

Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performing various movements; executed at Palo Alto, California, in 1878 and... More

Group crossing footbridge with cameras

Group crossing footbridge with cameras

Photograph showing two men carrying cameras and tripods assisting a woman across a log footbridge. LC-J682-113. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[A.K. Kuznetsov, standing inside greenhouse with a tripod-mounted camera, as seen through his reflected image in a mirrored sphere]

[A.K. Kuznetsov, standing inside greenhouse with a tripod-mounted came...

Self portrait by photographer A.K. Kuznetsov. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Building with a tripod-mounted camera, photographing an unidentified man]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Bui...

Photograph shows Johnston working at her camera preparing to take a picture. This proof print includes the shadow cast by the photographer capturing the scene. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Fra... More

[Two men in high silk hats, one with Kodak camera, on the White House grounds, Washington, D.C.]

[Two men in high silk hats, one with Kodak camera, on the White House ...

Photo shows two well-dressed and well- fed gentlemen posing for Uriah Hunt Painter on the White House lawn during the Easter Egg Roll April 22, 1889. After comparing this familiar picture to portraits of Painte... More

A positive process from a negative result, "try yer funny bizness on us, will yer?"

A positive process from a negative result, "try yer funny bizness on u...

Print shows a man with canine facial features that match his dog's, is swinging a large camera like a club at a man whose clothing is in tatters and who is sprawled on the floor, the dog biting his ear; the fur... More

A dark foreshading - on a flash picture, "Take us smilin' or we'll lay yer out!"

A dark foreshading - on a flash picture, "Take us smilin' or we'll lay...

A man sitting for a portrait with his pet bulldog seated on a chair next to him, both scowling at the camera on the right. 39507 U.S. Copyright Office. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale R... More

[A photographer appears to be photographing himself in a photographic studio] / Wheeler, Berlin, Wis.

[A photographer appears to be photographing himself in a photographic ...

A composite photograph showing a photographic studio interior. One man is seated on a stool near an adjustable clamp to hold his head steady during a long portrait exposure. The second man, standing next to a l... More

[Photographing Goldi shaman on the Amur River, north of Khabarovsk]

[Photographing Goldi shaman on the Amur River, north of Khabarovsk]

Photograph shows a photographer taking a group portrait, using a tripod-mounted camera, at the Amur River, near Khabarovsk, Russia. Title from original negative jacket. Similar to lantern slide (W7-1138) titled... More

Puck Christmas / Harrison Fisher '98.

Puck Christmas / Harrison Fisher '98.

Print shows Puck standing next to a camera, dangling marionette figures of well-dressed men before a woman holding a lorgnette, reclining on a seat across the room. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 44, no.... More

In the Rogue's Gallery

In the Rogue's Gallery

A cat is posed seated on a chair in front of another cat operating a camera.

Miss Johnston & audience, Lake Como, Italy

Miss Johnston & audience, Lake Como, Italy

Frances Benjamin Johnston, standing with her camera, and group of children. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. NB1094.

[Sightseers at Victoria Market, Kingston, Jamaica]

[Sightseers at Victoria Market, Kingston, Jamaica]

68957 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff, based on partially obscured title on item. Copyright 1899 by C.H. Graves. On mount: Universal Photo Art Co.

[Interior of Frances Benjamin Johnston's studio at 1332 V St. NW, Washington, D.C., showing a large camera mounted on wheels]

[Interior of Frances Benjamin Johnston's studio at 1332 V St. NW, Wash...

Contact print from Frances Benjamin Johnston negative LC-J713-1. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York ... More

Camera men
Carbutt's Keystone dry plates for rapid landscape and general photography

Carbutt's Keystone dry plates for rapid landscape and general photogra...

Print shows a man holding a glass plate negative and a woman with a camera. Title from item. On lid: "Washington Public Library, the property of the United States." Print is on cover of lid of box which held Ca... More

[3 children sighting box cameras]

[3 children sighting box cameras]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Photography.

[John Steel, full-length portrait, holding camera in a wooded area]

[John Steel, full-length portrait, holding camera in a wooded area]

Photograph by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Wilbur Wright, Pau, France, 1909

Wilbur Wright, Pau, France, 1909

Photograph shows Wilbur Wright (left) and a photographer with a tripod-mounted camera, on a tree-lined lane in Pau, France. Title from item. No. 22629.

[Advertisement for Seneca Duo camera]

[Advertisement for Seneca Duo camera]

Photograph shows young girl posed with camera and releasing the shutter. Copyright 1909 by Rochester Photo Press, Rochester, N. Y. No. 167. Title devised by Library staff.

[News photographers posed with cameras]

[News photographers posed with cameras]

National Photo Company Collection.

[Woman in canoe pointing camera]

[Woman in canoe pointing camera]

Photograph shows young woman sitting in canoe pointing camera. Title devised by Library staff.

Herbert G. Ponting and his camera / H.G.P.

Herbert G. Ponting and his camera / H.G.P.

Photograph shows Herbert G. Ponting, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, with movie(?) camera on tripod, during the British Antarctic Expedition. J181346 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyri... More

[Germany Schaefer, Washington AL (baseball)]

[Germany Schaefer, Washington AL (baseball)]

Photo shows Herman A. "Germany" Schaefer (1876-1919), one of the most entertaining characters in baseball history, trying out the other side of the camera during the Washington Senators visit to play the New Yo... More

Catchem Papoose

Catchem Papoose

Photograph shows an American Indian woman of the Northwest Plateau region, taking a photograph with a camera of a man and a baby in a cradleboard in front of tipis. The people are possibly performers in a Wild ... More

Germany Schaefer, Washington AL (baseball)

Germany Schaefer, Washington AL (baseball)

Photo shows Herman A. "Germany" Schaefer (1876-1919), one of the most entertaining characters in baseball history, trying out the other side of the camera during the Washington Senators visit to play the New Yo... More

[Francis Lincoln and Lucy Lee with a camera]

[Francis Lincoln and Lucy Lee with a camera]

Photograph shows portrait of the photographer's daughter and probably the photographer's nephew. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Francis Watts Lee collection (Library of Congress). Accession box ... More

Maj. J.N. Reynolds, pilot, Lieut, J.N. or J.H. Snyder, observer, 91st. Aero Squadron, and an unidentified man holding aerial camera next to bi-plane U.S. Signal Corps photo

Maj. J.N. Reynolds, pilot, Lieut, J.N. or J.H. Snyder, observer, 91st....

Title devised by Library staff. U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph. No. 22389. Source for identification of officers: Catalogue of official A.E.F. photographs / taken by the Signal Corps., U.S.A. (To be suppleme... More

Koo & Sze children

Koo & Sze children

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Probably children of Dr. Wellington Koo, Chinese Minister in Washington, D.C., and children of Dr. Tsannyu... More

Cameras are Funny but Hunger is No Joke. These little Armenian children have been walking the streets of Ekaterinodar, South Russia for hours asking people as hungry as themselves for a bit of bread. They are refugees and hope in time to get out of the land of the Bolsheviks, back to Armenia. The first funny thing they have seen for a long time is the camera of the American Red Cross officer who wanted them to look pleasant please while he took their pictures. The smile remained when he told them he was in town to see that its suffering population got a little better acquainted with food & clothing

Cameras are Funny but Hunger is No Joke. These little Armenian childre...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Children Russia. On caption card: (1/1347) Used in... More

Kenep[?] at at Ain Farah

Kenep[?] at at Ain Farah

Photograph shows Eric Matson (center front), Johh Whiting(?) (left, wearing Arab headdress), and two other men, seated in woods at Ain Farah (Ain Fara, West Bank). Cameras on tripods in background. Title from i... More

Camera men

Camera men

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from caption list. Caption from caption list: Photo shows the battery of camera men which the Preside... More

[Group portrait of seventeen members of the White House News Photographers' Association, standing and squatting, facing front, with cameras]

[Group portrait of seventeen members of the White House News Photograp...

In album: White House Photographers, p. [7], no. 3356. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-F8-3356

[Group portrait of four members of the White House News Photographers' Association, standing, facing front, holding cameras]

[Group portrait of four members of the White House News Photographers'...

In album: White House Photographers, p. [5]. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer fear irate Turk husbands As in New York ferryboats play over the waters of Constantinople and peanut shells, fruit skins and crying babies decorate the decks.

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer ...

Photographs show pedestrians including women and a porter on the Galata Bridge and a ferryboat, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1398 (top image) an... More

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing in front of door, with camera, facing slightly left]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing in front of...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 50.

It must be the heat, Wash. D.C. Congressmen have been blinking into cameras since the opening of the session, Jan. 3, and now they have started "shooting" each other. This photograph shows, from the left, Rep. Gerald Boileau, Progressive of Wis.; Rep. Louis C. Rabaut, D. of Mich., and Rep. Paul Kvale, Farm-Labor of Minn. The Congressman with the candid camera was industriously banging away on the floor of the house when he was informed that he was breaking the rules. So he went outside, as the session was almost over anyway, 82335

It must be the heat, Wash. D.C. Congressmen have been blinking into ca...

Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve. On sleeve: Please credit Harris & Ewing photos. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is ava... More

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, half length, facing front, adjusting lens of large tripod camera, in front of the Arts Club, 2017 Eye Street, Washington, D.C.]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, half length, facing front, adju...

Date based on information in A Talent for Detail / Pete Daniel and Raymond Smock, 1974, p. 32-33. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston standing beside her view camera preparing to take a photograph Biltmore Estate; her assistant Huntley Ruff is in the foreground and a motorbike is in the background]

[Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston standing beside her view camer...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York : Acanthus Press, 2012. Figure 25... More

Lt. Gov. of Pennsylvania faces cameras. Washington, D.C., March 23. Lt. Gov. Thomas Kennedy of Penna. came to Washington today to transact business of the United Mine Workers Union of which he is Sec. and Treas. The reason for the cameras is that Kennedy is running for Governor of his state on the Democratic ticket, 32338

Lt. Gov. of Pennsylvania faces cameras. Washington, D.C., March 23. Lt...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

[Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston standing beside her view camera looking towards the Biltmore Estate mansion in the background]

[Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston standing beside her view camer...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York : Acanthus Press, 2012. Figure 25... More

Du Page County Centennial--Centennial of the photo, and art exhibit--Clarendon Hills / Buczak.

Du Page County Centennial--Centennial of the photo, and art exhibit--C...

Poster for art and photography exhibit, showing abstract design of camera and face. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Photography exhibition Photographs by the W.P.A. Federal Art Project.

Photography exhibition Photographs by the W.P.A. Federal Art Project.

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of photographs at the Hotel Nassau, Long Beach, L.I., showing camera and photograph of buildings. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). ... More

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, three-quarter length portrait, holding and looking down at camera, facing slightly left]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, three-quarter length portrait, holding and...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Title devised by Library staff.

[Samuel F.B. Morse, three-quarter-length portrait, seated, facing front, posed with a camera and glass plate negatives]

[Samuel F.B. Morse, three-quarter-length portrait, seated, facing fron...

Copy photograph of plate published in the Philadelphia Photographer, v. 9, 1872, opp. p. 1.

[Interior of L.C. Handy Studio, 494 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, D.C., with view camera and copy stand set up in crowded conditions] / photograph by the Library of Congress.

[Interior of L.C. Handy Studio, 494 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, D.C...

Title devised by Library staff. "Brady-Handy camera" penned on back of print.

[Man with cameras at Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union / TOH.

[Man with cameras at Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union / TOH.

Title from contact sheet folder caption. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes.

[Portrait of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with camera]

[Portrait of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with c...

Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).

Apollo 11 Spacecraft Commander Neil Armstrong (front) and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin (rear) practice lunar surface mobility at the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston Armstrong has a camera attached to the chest area of the space suit. This method of attaching the camera is under study. The astronauts are in pressurized space suits Photo credit - NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Apollo 11 Spacecraft Commander Neil Armstrong (front) and Lunar Module...

Title from item. Accession box no. PR 13 CN 1977:003

Fritz Buckingham with Camera

Fritz Buckingham with Camera

People in photograph: Buckingham, Fritz Retired businessman holding the camera that he took photographs with in the 1920's

Photographer Carol M. Highsmith in Monument Valley, the Navajo tribal park in northern Arizona and southern Utah

Photographer Carol M. Highsmith in Monument Valley, the Navajo tribal ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Forms part of a group of images depicting scenes at St. Joseph's Hospital, 703 Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey on September 14, 1994.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Forms part of a group of images depicting scenes at St. Joseph's Hospital, 703 Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey on September 14, 1994.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Forms part of a group of images depicting scenes at St. Joseph's Hospital, 703 Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey on September 14, 1994.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Hospital photographer Richard Green poses for photo with his cameras.

Forms part of a group of images depicting scenes at St. Joseph's Hospital, 703 Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey on September 14, 1994.