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    Gardiners River Hot Springs, Diana's Baths

    William Henry Jackson
    American, 1843-1942
    Gardiners River Hot Springs, Diana’s Baths, U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871
    Albumen print
    15.6 x 21.6 cm (6 1/8 x 8 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 76.100

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    Button with portrait of a young man

    Unknown artist, American
    Button with portrait of a young man, mid to late 19th century
    Tintype with hand tinting
    Image: 1 cm (3/8 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Christopher Monkhouse 83.190.2

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    The Astronomer (John Frederick William Herschel)

    Julia Margaret Cameron
    English, 1815-1879
    The Astronomer (John Frederick William Herschel), 1867
    Albumen print
    34.9 x 26.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 7/16 inches)
    Museum purchase: bequest of Lyra Brown Nickerson, by exchange 82.008

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    Melrose Abbey

    Francis Frith
    British, 1822-1898
    Melrose Abbey, ca. 1860
    Albumen print
    16.2 x 21 cm (6 3/8 x 8 5/16 inches)
    Transfer from the RISD Library 84.054.26

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    Portrait of a woman

    W.H. Barstow Studio
    American
    Portrait of a woman, mid-19th century
    Ambrotype with hand tinting
    Plate: 6.4 x 5.1 cm (2 1/2 x 2 inches)
    Museum Collection 1988.056

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    Panorama from the Clock Tower of St. Mark’s

    Carlo Ponti
    Italian, ca. 1823-1893
    Panorama from the Clock Tower of St. Mark’s, ca. 1860s
    albumen print
    24.9 x 34.9 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/4 inches)
    Transfer from the RISD Library 84.054.52

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    Water Rhyolites, Near Logan Springs, Nevada

    Timothy O’Sullivan
    American, 1840-1882
    Water Rhyolites, Near Logan Springs, Nevada, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, 1871
    Albumen print
    Image: 20.3 x 27.5 cm (8 x 10 13/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 77.022

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    Melrose Abbey: The East End

    Francis Frith
    British, 1822-1898
    Melrose Abbey: The East End, ca. 1860
    Albumen print
    16 x 20.6 cm (6 5/16 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Transfer from the RISD Library 84.054.27

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    Portrait of Isabel Homer Pegram as a young girl

    Unknown artist, American
    Portrait of Isabel Homer Pegram as a young girl, ca. 1850
    Daguerreotype
    9.5 x 8.3 cm (3 13/16 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Newcomer 1999.44.15

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    Portrait of Mrs. Emily Mason

    A.E. Alden
    American, fl. 1875-1900
    Portrait of Mrs. Emily Mason, ca. 1870s
    Hand colored tintype
    Plate: 5.7 x 4.1 cm (2 1/4 x 1 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1988.031.2

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    Portrait of a Young Boy

    A.E. Alden
    American, fl. 1875-1900
    Portrait of a Young Boy, ca. 1870s
    Hand colored tintype
    8.9 x 5.1 cm (3 1/2 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1988.031.1

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    Portrait of Charles Baudelaire

    Étienne Carjat
    French, 1828-1906
    Goupil, publisher
    Portrait of Charles Baudelaire, from the series “Galerie contemporaine”, ca. 1863
    Woodburytype
    Image/sheet: 23.4