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1   Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965): "Woman of the High Plains” [Nettie Featherston]; from the series American Country Woman. Gelatin silver print, 1938. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Transfer from Picture Collection, 1991.

6   Jessie Tarbox Beals (American, 1870–1942): "Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, Sculptor, in Her Studio." Gelatin silver print, 1920s. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Transfer from Print Collection, Portrait File, 1995.

7   Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927): "La Villette, rue Asselin." Albumen print, 1921. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Billings, Lydenberg, MacDugald, and Wallach Funds, 1993.

8   Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927): "La Villette, rue Asselin, fille publique faisant le quart devant sa porte, 19e, 7 mars, 1921." Gelatin silver print, 1921; printed by Berenice Abbott (American, 1898–1991). NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Edward and Pearl Schwartz, 1995.

9   E. J. Bellocq (American, 1873–1949): Untitled; from the series Storyville Portraits. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1912; printed 1950s. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. MacDugald Fund, 2002.

13   Manuel Alvarez-Bravo (Mexican, 1902–2002): "Fin de Tianguis." Gelatin silver print, 1931. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of The Estate of Shirley C. Burden, 1991. © Manuel Alvarez-Bravo.

14   Edward Schwartz (American, 1906–2005): "Mexico." Gelatin silver print, 1954. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Edward Schwartz, 2000.

18   Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976) "Mr. & Mrs. Archie McDonald & Son, South Uist, Hebrides, 1954." Gelatin silver print, 1959. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Walter and Naomi Rosenblum, 1996. Copyright © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive.

28   Harry Callahan (American, 1912–1999): "Chicago, 1950." Gelatin silver print, 1950. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Robert and Joyce Menschel, 1992. Copyright The Estate of Harry Callahan; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York.

29   Nathan Farb (American, born 1941): "Woman with Scandinavian features"; from the series The Russians. Gelatin silver print, 1977. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Robert S. F. Olden, 2007. © Nathan Farb.

31   Arnold Genthe (American, 1869–1942): "Edna St. Vincent Millay." Gelatin silver print, 1913. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Transfer from Print Collection, Portrait File, 1995.

32   Trude Fleischmann (American, 1895–1990): "Hedy Lamarr." Gelatin silver print, ca. 1930. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Transfer from Picture Collection, 1991. © Trude Fleischmann.

33   Gerard Petrus Fieret (Dutch, 1924–2009): Untitled. Gelatin silver print, 1960s. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Alan and Gloria Stengel, 1993. © Estate of G. P. Fieret c/o Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Neatherlands.

34   Jack Smith (American, 1932–1989): Untitled; from the series 16 Immortal Photos. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1960. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Fund and Kurtz Family Foundation Fund, 2002. © Jack Smith; courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York.

43   Amy Arbus (American, born 1954): "Ann Magnuson on Park Avenue." Gelatin silver print, 1981. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. EHA Foundation Fund, 2006. © Amy Arbus.

50   Duane Michals (American, born 1932): "Smart Money in Art" [Eleanor Ward of the Stable Gallery with artworks by Robert Indiana and Andy Warhol]. Gelatin silver print, ca. 1964. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Copyright Duane Michals; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York.

72   Lisette Model (American, 1901–1983)): "Singer at the Café Metropole, New York City." Gelatin silver print, 1940s. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Funds from the Estate of Leroy A. Moses, 2007. © The Lisette Model Foundation, Inc. (1983). Used by permission.

73   Erika Stone (American, born 1924): "Woman in Curlers, East Harlem, NYC." Gelatin silver print, ca. 1970. NYPL, The Mi riam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Erika Stone, 2007. © Erika Stone.

74   Ellen Carey (American, born 1952): "Night Portrait"; from the series Black Hole in Space. Gelatin silver print, 1976. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Robert S. F. Olden, 2007. © Ellen Carey.

77   Blythe Bohnen (American, born 1940): "Vertical Motion Up, Medium"; from Self-Portraits. Gelatin silver print, 1983. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Herbert and Paula Molner, 1992. © Blythe Bohnen.

81   Marcia Resnick (American, born 1950): "She could not sleep unless she was thoroughly tucked in"; from Re-visions. Gelatin silver print, 1978. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Robert S. F. Olden, 2007. © Marcia Resnick.

82   Joel Meyerowitz (American, born 1938): "Sleeping Woman"; from the portfolio Toscana. Chromogenic print, 1996. NYPL, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection. Gift of Howard W. Bersch, 1997. © Joel Meyerowitz; courtesy of the artist and the Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.

   
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