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Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow

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Object Name
platinum print
date made
before 1896
Holt, Henry Peter Renouf
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 16 1/2 in x 14 in; 41.91 cm x 35.56 cm
image: 8 in x 6 in; 20.32 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Still Life
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
1896 Washington Salon and Art Photographic Exhibition
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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