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The Perry Expedition to Japan

The Perry Expedition to Japan 1852-4: books, literature and lithographs. Images of Meiji Era and albumen pictures. (via Agence eureka)

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Nostalgia Nudes

Nostalgia Nudes lots of pictures of nudes from the XIX and beginning of XX century. One of the most controversial issues in Victorian art, the representation of the nude figure occasioned continuing debate over whether it was associated with High … Continue reading

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Albumen

Albumen prints were the new photographic technology in the middle of the 19th century. This period was squarely within the European Industrial Revolution and about 25 years after the discovery of light sensitive materials by Niepce and Daguerre. Large scale … Continue reading

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