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First Seen: Photographs of the World’s Peoples, 1840-1880

From february 1 to may 1 2005
Extraordinary images of the XIXth century, of which many are unique, done in the first decades after the invention of photography,offer the opportunity of observing the excitement of citizens of the XIXth century in front of this new means of discovering the world, and of imagining the impact of such images on the visual culture of the time.

Dahesh Museum of Art

580 Madison Avenue
between 56th and 57th Streets
10022 New York - États-Unis

Téléphone (212) 759 0606
Fax (212) 759 1235
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Hours :
Horaire(s) d'ouverturefrom 11 am to 6 pm
Bank holidays, Monday
Opened from 6 pm till 9 pm on first Thursday of every month, free entrance
Admission :
Admission fee :  10 $
Concessions :  8 $ Over 62
Concessions :  6 $ Students
Free : Members, Under 12
John P. Nicholas, Madras Boatmen, c. 1860, Albumen paper print, Collection of the Wilson Centre for Photography
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