History of Photography


Introduction History of Photography (Encyclopaedia Britannica)

A World History of Photography (by Naomi Rosenblum)

The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991 (by Hans-Michael Koetzle)

Photographers' Dictionary
(based on "20th Century Photography - Museum Ludwig Cologne")


 

 



Photographers' Dictionary

(based on "20th Century Photography-Museum Ludwig Cologne")

 
 

 

 


James Abbe


James Abbe (1883-1975) was an American photographer.
Abbe became known for taking many photographs of theater and movie performers starting in 1917. In the late 1920s he gained a reputation in news photography. He was also known for his fashion photography, including celebrated work for American Vogue. His son, James Abbe, also was a photographer who worked for Harper's Bazaar.

 


Rudolph Valentino and Natacha Rambova, New York, 1925

 


The Dolly Sisters, 1927

 


Gloria Swanson 1921

 


Joseph Stalin in the Kremlin, Moscow, 1932

 


The Kid, Hollywood, 1920

 


Untitled
1921

 


Dolly Sisters, Rosika & Yansci

 


Fay Bainter

 


John Barrymore

 


Lillian & Dorothy Gish

 


Richard Barthelmess

 


Jeanne Eagels in 'Daddies'

 


Lionel Barrymore in 'The Claw'

 


Gilda Gray in "Aloma of the South Seas

 


Lillian Gish in "The White Sister" [Jay Parrino Collection],

 


Natacha Rambova

 


Lillian Gish wahrend der Filmaufnahmen zu: The white sister

 


Wesley Barry, Young Boy Actor In Silent Films
 Circa 1920's.   

 


Holbrook Blinn in "The Bad Man."   
1923

 


Billie Burke
Circa 1921

 


Claude Cooper 

 


Jane Cowl 

 


Alden Gay

 


Mary Nash in "Captain Applejack."  
1921

 


Otis Skinner  in "The Honor of the Family." 
Circa 1921

 


Gloria Swanson.  
Circa 1922

 


Gloria Swanson. 

 


Unidentified Beautiful Young Actress  Possibly Mary Hay
 Circa 1920's.   

 


Rudolph Valentino And His Wife Natasha Rambova 
Dancing The Tango.
 1922

 

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