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Harry M. Callahan:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Callahan, Harry M., 1912-1999
Title: Harry M. Callahan Collection
Dates: 1946-1978
Extent: 33 items (2 boxes)
Abstract: Collection consists of a color portfolio (titled Harry Callahan) comprising 30 dye transfer prints, 1 loose dye transfer print (identical to an image in the portfolio), and 2 loose gelatin silver prints by Harry Callahan.
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-00053
Language: English
Access: Access: Open for research



Acquisition: Acquisition: Gift, 1981 and Purchase, 1983
Repository: :

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


Collection consists of a color portfolio (titled Harry Callahan) comprising 30 dye transfer prints, 1 loose dye transfer print (identical to an image in the portfolio), and 2 loose gelatin silver prints by Harry Callahan. Subjects include Callahan's wife Eleanor (including a portrait taken in artist Hugo Weber's studio), and daughter Barbara; streetscenes in Chicago, Florence, Paris, Providence, and Venice; building facades in Atlanta, Chicago, and New York; houses and storefronts in Detroit; and natural phenomena including vegetation and beaches on Cape Cod, and the desert in Egypt. Further descriptions are available in a database in the repository.

People

Callahan, Eleanor
Callahan, Barbara, 1950-

Subjects

Architecture
Cityscapes
Landscapes
Nudes -- Female
Portraits
Seascapes
Storefronts
Views

Places

Atlanta (Ga.)
Cape Cod (Mass.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Egypt.
Florence (Italy)
New York (N.Y.)
Paris (France)
Providence (R.I.)
Venice (Italy)

Document Types

Color prints (photographs)
Dye transfer prints
Gelatin silver prints
Multiple exposure
Perspective photography