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LL/11243
Portrait of a Nun (French)
n.d.
Ambrotype, 1/2 plate
6 x 4.25 in (image) 10 x 11.5 in (frame)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#13 / 25)
 
LL/11243

1 of 56
LL/102374
Thiery (French)
[Nun and Man Holding Cross]
1848-1855
Daguerreotype
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH)
Museum purchase funded by the S. I. and Susie Morris Photography Endowment, Object number: 2019.43
 
LL/102374

2 of 56
LL/77931
Unidentified photographer
[A Nun]
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Private collection of Hans Gummersbach
 
LL/77931

3 of 56
LL/61617
Unidentified photographer
A nun with her gold cross and fob watch
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Sold at the Daguerreian Society auction (7 November 2015, Lot: 15)
 
LL/61617

4 of 56
LL/7506
Unidentified photographer
Sister of Charity Serving Patient at the Hospice de Beaune
1848 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate, hand-coloured
4 7/8 x 3 9/16 in
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XT.404.6)
 
LL/7506

5 of 56
LL/36266
J. Fronti
Nun from Rio de Janeiro
1860 (ca)
Ambrotype, 1/4 plate
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
 
LL/36266 [Further details available]

6 of 56
LL/83639
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a nun with indoor props but taken outdoors at the Poor Clare's Convent, Woodchester Priory, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
1860s-1870s
Wet plate collodion negative, digital positive
 
Private collection of James Morley
 
LL/83639

7 of 56
LL/105564
Unidentified photographer (likely Chicago area)
Portrait of two nuns
n.d.
Glass plate negative
 
Private collection of Gary Dineen
 
LL/105564

8 of 56
LL/117573
Carlos Ducoin
Portrait of a nun
1885-1889 (ca)
Glass plate negative
13 x 18 cm
 
Private collection of Guillaume d'Hubert
 
LL/117573

9 of 56
LL/6706
George William Ellisson
Grey Nuns
1861
Albumen silver print
20.2 x 17.6 cm
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada (no. 21645), Purchased 1972
 
LL/6706

10 of 56
LL/40376
Louis Pierson
Ermitage de Passy [The Hermit of Passy]
1863
Albumen silver print, from glass negative, hand-painted
12 x 8.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.395
 
LL/40376 [Further details available]

11 of 56
LL/12091
J. Monstein
Nun
1860s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Paul Frecker
 
LL/12091 [Further details available]

12 of 56
LL/12092
J. Monstein
Nun
1860s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Paul Frecker
 
LL/12092 [Further details available]

14 of 56
LL/124328
William Carrick
Russian Orthodox nun
1870 (ca)
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Fostin Cotchen
 
LL/124328

15 of 56
LL/124265
William Carrick
Russian Nun
1865 (ca)
Albumen print
2 1/4 x 4 in.
 
Archive Farms
The Patrick Montgomery Collection, Object No. 2022.209
 
LL/124265

17 of 56
LL/124257
Balgley studio (St. Petersburg, Russia)
A Russian nun with a young boy
1890s
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/124257

18 of 56
LL/105671
André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
Post mortem of Sainte Madelaine
1865 (taken)
Carte de visite
 
Bazar Nadar / Wouter Lambrechts
 
LL/105671 [Further details available]

19 of 56
LL/66707
Unidentified photographer
A nun
n.d.
Cabinet card, hand-coloured
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/66707

20 of 56
LL/124258
Louis Schreiber (West Bend, Wis.)
Studio portrait of a Nun
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Andy Kraushaar
 
LL/124258

21 of 56
LL/124259
National School Studios (Minneapoms)
Portrait of a Nun
n.d.
Photograph
 
Private collection of Andy Kraushaar
 
LL/124259

22 of 56
LL/124260
Unidentified photographer
Nuns knitting, Poor Clares Priory, Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire
1900s (early)
Glass negative
 
Private collection of James Morley
 
LL/124260

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LL/124261
Unidentified photographer
A Nun reading, Poor Clares Priory, Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire
1900s (early)
Glass negative
 
Private collection of James Morley
 
LL/124261

24 of 56
LL/124262
Unidentified photographer
A Nun reading, Poor Clares Priory, Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire
1900s (early)
Glass negative
 
Private collection of James Morley
 
LL/124262

25 of 56
LL/124263
Unidentified photographer
A Nun knitting, Poor Clares Priory, Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire
1900s (early)
Glass negative
 
Private collection of James Morley
 
LL/124263

26 of 56
LL/124264
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of a Nun
1852 (ca)
Salted paper print
6 x 8 in.
 
Archive Farms
The Patrick Montgomery Collection, Object No. 2022.405
 
LL/124264

27 of 56
LL/124266
Wm. Notman & Son
The late Sister Superior, Grey Nunnery, Montreal, QC
1910
Gelatin silver process
20.3 x 25.4 cm
 
McCord Stewart Museum
Purchase, funds graciously donated by Maclean’s magazine, the Maxwell Cummings Family Foundation and Empire-Universal Films Ltd., Accession Number: II-180912
 
LL/124266

28 of 56
LL/124267
William Notman Studio
Lady Foundress of the Precious Blood Cloister, Montreal, QC
1874
Gelatin silver process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
 
McCord Stewart Museum
Purchase, funds graciously donated by Maclean’s magazine, the Maxwell Cummings Family Foundation and Empire-Universal Films Ltd., Accession Number: II-8439
 
LL/124267

29 of 56
LL/124268
O.B. Buell
Community room in the Mother House, Congregation de Notre Dame, Montreal, QC
1874
Albumen process, on paper
10.6 x 7.7 cm
 
McCord Stewart Museum
Gift of Mrs. J. B. Learmont, Accession Number: MP-0000.2890
 
LL/124268

30 of 56
LL/124269
Vincenzo Paganori
Oblate dello Spedale Serristori a Figline
1890 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Musei Civici Imola
Fondo Tozzoni
 
LL/124269

31 of 56
LL/124270
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of a Nun, Worcester, Mass.
1930s
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/124270

32 of 56
LL/124271
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of a Nun, Canada
1915 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/124271

33 of 56
LL/124273
Leon de Lil (Grammont)
Portrait of a Nun
n.d.
Carte de visite, citrate print on a dark and thick cardboard.
 
Bazar Nadar / Wouter Lambrechts
 
LL/124273

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LL/33866
Unknown (French)
Nun showing doll to child
1900 (ca)
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
Courtesy of Jan Weijers
 
LL/33866

35 of 56
LL/31870
Henry B. Goodwin
The nun
1921
Gelatin silver print
16.3 x 20.9 cm
 
Private collection of Björn Andersson
 
LL/31870 [Further details available]

36 of 56
LL/60254
Wilhelm von Gloeden
Nun, Itay
1885 (ca)
Albumen print
16.5 x 10.8 cm
 
The Romantic Agony Book & Print Auctions
Auction 20 June 2015, Lot: 476
 
LL/60254 [Further details available]

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LL/28821
Edward Steichen
Untitled (Nun)
1930 (ca)
Silver print
9 3/4x8 in (24.8x20.3 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 379)
 
LL/28821 [Further details available]

38 of 56
LL/70687
Pál Funk Angelo (1894 – Budapest – 1974)
à St. Cloude
1920s
Gelatin silver print
40,5 × 28,5 cm (42,3 × 30,4 cm) (16 × 11 ¼ ins (16 ? × 12 ins))
 
Villa Grisebach Auktionen GmbH - Berlin
Auction 263, Photography, 30 November 2016, Lot 2001R
 
LL/70687

39 of 56
LL/2808
Irene Fay
Untitled (Nuns and Photographer on Boardwalk)
1960s (ca)
Gelatin silver print
11 3/4 x 10 5/8
 
Barry Singer Gallery
 
LL/2808

40 of 56
LL/16455
Harold Chapman
Way to Confession, Paris
1950s
Gelatin silver print
 
OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art
© Harold Chapman, Courtesy of OMC Gallery
 
LL/16455

41 of 56
LL/28669
Ira Latour
Nuns, Nuernberg
1953
Gelatin silver print
10 x 4 in
 
Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs
 
LL/28669 [Further details available]

42 of 56
LL/32061
David Moore
Sisters of Charity, Washington DC
[100 Photographs, pl. 038]
1956
Gelatin silver print
 
David Moore Estate
© Courtesy of the David Moore Estate
 
LL/32061 [Further details available]

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LL/32068
David Moore
Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France
[100 Photographs, pl. 045]
1958
Gelatin silver print
 
David Moore Estate
© Courtesy of the David Moore Estate
 
LL/32068 [Further details available]

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LL/26050
Unidentified photographer
Kindergarten (Creche), France
1900
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
Courtesy of Jan Weijers
 
LL/26050

45 of 56
LL/47999
Toni Schneiders
Garmisch (Nuns in the snow)
1960
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
29.8 x 24 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4303
 
LL/47999

46 of 56
LL/115130
Marc Riboud
Nuns at Notre Dame, Paris.
1953 (taken) 1990s (print)
Silver RC print
8 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (21.9 x 14.6 cm.) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
21 October 2021, Sale 2583, Lot: 170
 
LL/115130

47 of 56
LL/120487
Brassaï
Les hospices de Beaune
1951
Gelatin silver print
28 x 21 cm
 
Drouot
2 June 2022, Collection de Monsieur X - Partie II, Lot: 156
 
LL/120487

48 of 56
LL/4650
Richard Gere
Nun, Dharamsala
1996
Platinum print
9 1/16 x 7 1/8
 
Fahey / Klein Gallery
 
LL/4650

49 of 56
LL/70704
Rudolf Koppitz
Devotion (Andacht)
1923 (before)
Bromoil print
17,8 × 29,6 cm (7 × 11 ? ins)
 
Villa Grisebach Auktionen GmbH - Berlin
Auction 263, Photography, 30 November 2016, Lot 2071
 
LL/70704

50 of 56
LL/422
Édouard Boubat
Le Beguinage
1954
Gelatin silver print
11 x 14 / 16 x 20
 
Peter Fetterman Gallery
 
LL/422

51 of 56
LL/85355
Alfred Eisenstaedt
Young nuns going to Sunday mass in Turin, Italy
1930 (taken) 1960s (print)
Gelatin silver print
27.6 x 35 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
5 December 2018, Photography, Auction: 112, Lot: 4157
 
LL/85355

52 of 56
LL/77885
Ormond Gigli
Nuns, Rio (Brazil)
1955 (taken, later print)
Digital print
11 3/4 x 21 3/4 ins (29.8 x 55.2 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
19 October 2017 auction, Art of Storytelling, Lot: 273
 
LL/77885

53 of 56
LL/7240
Oliviero Toscani
Priest and Nun
[1991 Benetton campaign]
1991 (ca)
Color print
 
United Colors of Benetton, Benetton Group Spa.
Courtesy of United Colors of Benetton (Benetton Group Spa.)
 
LL/7240

54 of 56
LL/124272
Unidentified photographer
"Niagara Daredevil" - Picture Yourself Going Over The Falls In A Barrel
n.d.
Printed postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/124272

55 of 56
LL/93945
Jane Waggoner Deschner
She was fearless and friendly and absolutely loved to eat.
[Remember me: a Collective Narrative in Found Words and Photographs]
2019 (ca, or earlier)
Gelatin silver print, snapshot, embroidered
 
Provided by the artist - Jane Waggoner Deschner
Courtesy of Jane Waggoner Deschner (10 October 2019)
 
LL/93945 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Alternate personalities and questioning identity - Louis Pierson: Countess of Castiglione
Ambrotypes - Ambrotypes: Occupationals
Ambrotypes - Examples of ambrotypes
Anthropology and ethnology - J. Monstein: Russian types
Anthropology and ethnology - William Carrick: Russian occupationals
Architecture - France: Paris - Notre Dame
Australia - David Moore: Australia
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Censorship - Taboos
Characters and occupational types - J. Monstein: Russian types
Characters and occupational types - William Carrick: Russian occupationals
Charity - Daguerreotypes: Charitable causes
Charity - Introduction to charity and photography
Christian architecture - France: Paris - Notre Dame
Christianity - Christianity
Christianity - Nuns
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotype frames
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passe-partouts
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Charitable causes
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Dead - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Fashion - Headwear
Global trends in Pictorialism - Pictorialism in Sweden
Group portraits - Group portraits
Leisure - Leisure: Needle crafts, sewing, knitting and crochet
Objects incorporating photographs - Introduction to objects incorporating photographs
Occupational - Ambrotypes: Occupationals
Occupational - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Occupational - Occupationals of women
Occupations and roles - Cartes de visite: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - J. Monstein: Russian types
Occupations and roles - William Carrick: Russian occupationals
Paris - France: Paris - Notre Dame
Paris - Harold Chapman: Paris
Photograph frames and easels - Daguerreotype frames
Photograph frames and easels - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passe-partouts
Photograph frames and easels - Photograph frames
Pictorialism - Introduction to Pictorialism
Portrait - Daguerreotypes: Occupations and roles
Portrait - Introduction to the portrait
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Toys
Religions - Christianity
Russia - J. Monstein: Russian types
Russia - William Carrick: Russian occupationals
Shadows - Shadows: Examples
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Needle crafts, sewing, knitting and crochet
Storage and display - Photograph frames
Sweden - Pictorialism in Sweden
Text and calligraphy - Text and calligraphy: Examples
Toys - Props, accessories and novelties: Toys

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