Dating photographs 1920
Block ("Herblock"), an editorial cartoonist who worked primarily at the Washington Post.(More than 350 cartoons; selection from full collection of more than 14,300 original drawings; records being added.) Date:1929 - 2001 Cartoon Drawings: Swann Collection of Caricature and Cartoon Cartoons, caricatures, and illustrations by various artists.Subjects include Native Americans, pioneers, railroads, mining, Denver and Colorado towns, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, and the 10th Mountain Division ski troops.New images continue to be added, chronicling the ongoing development of Western America.
Abdul Hamid II Collection Photographic survey of the Ottoman Empire, showing educational, military, and other government facilities as well as historic sites. Handy studios; chiefly portraits of presidents, members of Congress, military and naval officers, justices of the Supreme Court, actors, artists, religious leaders, and other notables. (About 1,100 slides.) Date:1987 - 2000 Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South Noted architectural photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) created a systematic record of early American buildings and gardens called the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South (CSAS), which pictures an estimated 1,700 structures and sites in rural and urban areas of Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Louisiana, and to a lesser extent Florida, Mississippi, and West Virginia.
There are several factors that can affect the value of a vintage photograph: Scarcity: fewer copies mean greater value. Reputation of the photographer: Has their work being converted into a book or displayed in an art gallery? Firstly, it’s important to become familiar with the jargon associated with vintage photography.
The main photographic processes from 19th century are daguerreotype, ambrotype, tintype, cabinet card and CDV.
(About 1,800 photographs.) Date:1880 - 1893 African American Photographs Assembled for 1900 Paris Exposition Photos gathered for use in the American Negro Exhibit at the Paris Exposition, consisting of portraits and scenes of education, work, and daily life. (More than 7,100 photographs.) Date:1926 - 1944 Carpenter Collection Photos produced and gathered by Frank and Frances Carpenter to illustrate popular writings on world geography.
(2,100 baseball cards.) Date:1887 - 1914 Brady-Handy Collection Original glass plate negatives by Mathew Brady and Levin C. (About 5,000 glass negatives.) Date:1860 - 1875 Brumfield Collection Documents architectural heritage of pre-Soviet Russia, highlighting wooden buildings, and religious, commercial and industrial facilities, as well as some landscapes.