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Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900

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    William Henry Fox Talbot, Photomicrograph of moth wings, ca. 1840; Calotype negative

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    A. H. Binden, Lightning, 1888; Stephen White Collection II, Los Angeles

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    Henri van Heurck, X-ray of a hand with a ring, 1896; Courtesy Galerie GÉRARD-LÉVY, Paris

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    Edward L. Allen and Frank Rowell, The moon, made at the Observatório Nacional, Cordoba, Spain, 1876; Stephen White Collection II, Los Angeles

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    Josef Maria Eder and Eduard Valenta, Chamaeleon Cristatus, 1896; Photogravure

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    Hermann Schnauss, Electrograph of a brass wire gauge, 1900; Albertina, Vienna, permanent loan of the Höhere Graphische Bundes-Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt, Vienna

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    Arthur E. Durham, Photomicrograph of a fly, ca.1865

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    Arthur E. Durham, Photomicrograph of a flea, 1863 or 1864; The RPS Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford, England, purchased with the Assistance of the Art Fund

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    Wilson Alwyn Bentley, Snowflakes, before 1905; Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C.

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    Eadweard Muybridge, Bouquet with rider, ca. 1887; Collotype

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    Auguste-Adolphe Bertsch, Male itch mite, ca. 1853–57; San Francisco Museum of Art, Members of Foto Forum

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