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Bernard Alfieri query

I'm looking for some help to learn more about the two photographs pictured here. One is inscribed: "Photography by Bernard Alfieri / Fantastic Figures by S.M. Sulton" or possibly "Sutton."  Bernard Alfieri was a British photographer (1860-1839), mostly a Pictorialist, but these could also quite possibly be by his son, also named Bernard Alfieri, also a photographer.…


Added by Malcolm Daniel on January 8, 2016 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

Resource: Pictorialist exhibition catalogues online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has scanned more than one hundred Pictorialist photography exhibition catalogues, most of them donated to the Museum by Alfred Stieglitz in 1922 and many of them not found elsewhere. These fully searchable scans provide a valuable new research tool for people studying turn-of-the-century photographic history. 

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Added by Malcolm Daniel on June 28, 2013 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

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