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New York Police Department Evidence, 1915-1930s. 1,326 images in collection; 1,326 in gallery. WARNING: THIS COLLECTION CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS. Accessioned from the Police Department's crime scene laboratory in the mid-1980s, this collection of glass-plate negatives depicts crime scenes, homicide victims, police officers, vehicles, horses, dogs, evidence, and police paraphernalia. It also includes copy photographs of "mug shots" and fingerprints. For the homicide pictures, the police photographers used special tripods with the camera suspended above the victim. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Elizabeth Gumport George and Betty Woodman Francesca Woodman: House #3 , Providence, Rhode Island, 1976 Given that her complete catalogue is composed almost entirely of work she produced as a student, the posthumous critical esteem for American photographer Francesca Woodman is astonishing. Unlike music or math, where precocious displays of talent are not uncommon, photography tends not to have prodigies. Woodman, who committed suicide in 1981 at age 22, is considered a rare exception.
The First Photograph , or more specifically, the world's first permanent photograph from nature, was taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 or 1827. The image depicts the view from an upstairs window at Niépce's estate, Le Gras, in the Burgundy region of France. Niépce's invention represents the origin of today's photography, film, and other media arts. Learn more about the First Photograph through the links below. Who was Joseph Nicéphore Niépce ? How was the First Photograph created ?
Magnum Photos is a photographic cooperative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer members.
Charlie Haughey was drafted into the US Army in October of 1967. He was 24, and had been in college in Michigan before running out of money and quitting school to work in a sheet metal factory.