A photography scholar explores techniques in Henry Peach Robinson’s composite photographs, which were described by his contemporaries as “ingenious fraud.” 
 

Enter to win a copy of “Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer” in honor of today’s blog post by a scholar on his work.

A photography scholar explores techniques in Henry Peach Robinson’s composite photographs, which were described by his contemporaries as “ingenious fraud.” 

 

Enter to win a copy of “Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer” in honor of today’s blog post by a scholar on his work.

“Most wonderful” photos of a 19th-century Scottish fishing village interest a photography scholar. 
Image: Image: David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. A Newhaven Pilot. 1845.

“Most wonderful” photos of a 19th-century Scottish fishing village interest a photography scholar

Image: Image: David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. A Newhaven Pilot. 1845.

See steps—not dance steps—to digitizing a collection and making it available online.
The First Photograph, etched on the Ransom Center’s windows, features a view from a window in France in 1820s.
Napoleon Sarony’s portrait of Oscar Wilde, which can be seen in the Ransom Center’s window etchings, captures the author’s unique personal style.

Napoleon Sarony’s portrait of Oscar Wilde, which can be seen in the Ransom Center’s window etchings, captures the author’s unique personal style.

A scholar explores photographs taken by female and African-American photographers working on Broadway in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Walker Evans’s photograph of Allie Mae Burroughs, taken during the Great Depression, gazes solemnly at those who pass the Ransom Center’s windows. The windows display a selection of images from the Ransom Center’s collections.

Walker Evans’s photograph of Allie Mae Burroughs, taken during the Great Depression, gazes solemnly at those who pass the Ransom Center’s windows. The windows display a selection of images from the Ransom Center’s collections.

Fritz Henle’s haunting photograph, “Ruhr Miner” can be seen on the Ransom Center windows, which display a selection of images from the collections. 

Fritz Henle’s haunting photograph, “Ruhr Miner” can be seen on the Ransom Center windows, which display a selection of images from the collections. 

Learn more about Benjamin Brecknell Turner’s 1851 image of the Crystal Palace, which is featured in the Ransom Center’s window etchings. 

Learn more about Benjamin Brecknell Turner’s 1851 image of the Crystal Palace, which is featured in the Ransom Center’s window etchings. 

David Douglas Duncan’s photograph, “Picasso’s Eyes,” captures the attention of many passersby of the Ransom Center windows, which display a selection of images from the collections.  

David Douglas Duncan’s photograph, “Picasso’s Eyes,” captures the attention of many passersby of the Ransom Center windows, which display a selection of images from the collections.