Charles Negre - The Salute to the Emperor
Pasquale De Antonis - Abruzzo Spoltore Processione del Venerdi Santo Pasqua
Jerry Spagnoli - Obama Inauguration (After Swearing In)
Man Ray - Rayograph of Hand
Man Ray - Rayograph
Man Ray - Untitled Rayograph

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography--Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, Oscar Rejlander and Clementina Hawarden The National Portrait Gallery, London, until May 20th

National Portrait Gallery is located at St Martin's Place, London. Opening hours daily 10.00–18.00; Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00. Last admission to the exhibition is one hour before…

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Featured Exhibit

Eastern Ethnographic Wonders

A superb selection of 19th century images - from China, Japan, India, Pakistan, Korea, Indonesia, Borneo, Tibet and Australia. Many photographs of native people in traditional dress and undisturbed landscapes.


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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Buying Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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