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Collection Name:

H. P. (Henry Peach) Robinson Photography Collection

Creator:

Robinson, H. P. (Henry Peach)

Life Dates:

1830-1901

Associated Groups:

Amateur Photographic Association ; Linked Ring ; Photographic Exchange Club (England) ; Royal Photographic Society

Nationality:

England

No. of Items:

279

Span Dates:

1850s-1900

Description:

The collection consists of 81 photographs and 194 drawings, watercolors, prints and oils by Henry Peach Robinson, and four medals awarded to him by the Photo Club De Paris and the World Columbian Exposition (2008:0034:0001-0004). The collection contains genre images and composite photographs, including studies for a number of the composite photographs. Time period represented 1860s to 1880s (ca.). Lots include:

957:0107:0001-0003 -- Three cartes-de-visite of unidentified people;
964:0057:0001-0023 -- 23 photographs including landscapes and images of unidentified people;
964:0058:0001-0184 -- 184 drawings, watercolors and prints of landscapes and unidentified people;
964:0153:0001 -- 1 oil painting of a landscape;
964:0203:0001 -- 1 carte-de-visite of a family portrait;
964:0661:0001-0019 -- 19 combination prints, studies and photographs (some Robinson & Nelson K. Cherrill)
964:0663:0001-0009 -- 9 portrait photographs;
964:0664:0001-0009 -- 9 landscapes, some with figures, ca. 1868;
964:0665:0001-0004 -- 4 platinotype Scottish seascapes, ca. 1890;
964:0666:0001-0003 -- 3 early photographs of girls, ca. 1857;
964:0667:0001-0010 -- 7 cartes-de-visite, 2 cabinet cards, 1 blank carte-de-visite backing (some Robinson & Nelson K. Cherrill);
964:0703:0001 -- 1 glass negative;
964:0756:0030 -- 1 photograph of an unidentified man;
964:0784:0001 -- Collage consisting of a photogravure of a photographic portrait of H.P. Robinson by the New York Photo-Gravure Company, 1887, flanked by two pages from the serial The Photographic Times and American Photographer. vol. XVII, no. 307, August 5, 1887;
964:0851:0011 -- 1 stereograph of a parade;
965:0003:0001 --
981:0031:0005-0007 -- 3 photogravures;
2008:0034:0001-0004 -- 4 medals.

Access Restrictions:

Curatorial approval is required to view glass negative.

Accession No(s):

957:0107:0001-0003; 964:0057:0001-0023; 964:0058:0001-0184; 964:0203:0001; 964:0661:0001-0019; 964:0663:0001-0009; 964:0664:0001-0009; 964:0665:0001-0004; 964:0666:0001-0003; 964:0667:0001-0009; 964:0703:0001; 981:0031:0005-0007; 2008:0034:0001-0004

Location(s):

File cabinet (964:0703:0001)
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Flat file (964:0057:0001, 0014-0015, 0022; 964:0661:0013, 0016-0017)
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Flat file (964:0057:0020, 0023; 964:0661:0001-0003, 0009, 0015; 964:0784:0001)
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Flat file (964:0057:0021; 964:0661:0006-0007)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 01 (964:0057:0002, 0004; 964:0058:0027, 0109; 964:0661:0004, 0008, 0018; 964:0663:0004; 964:0666:0001-0003; 981:0031:0005-0007)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 02 (964:0058:0056, 0058, 0061-0062, 0064-0075, 0101, 0158-0176)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 03 (964:0058:0028-0032, 0035, 0037, 0039-0041, 0043-0048, 0050-0055, 0076-0078, 0088-0096, 0110-0155, 0157)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 04 (964:0058:0042, 0060, 0063, 0079, 0177)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 05 (964:0058:0033-0034, 0036, 0038, 0049, 0057, 0059, 0156, 0182; 964:0663:0009)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 06 (964:0058:0080-0082, 0085-0086, 0097-0100)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 07 (964:0664:0001-0005, 0007, 0009)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 08 (964:0057:0006, 0018-0019; 964:0058:0083-0084, 0183-0184; 964:0661:0010, 0012, 0014; 964:0663:0001; 964:0664:0006)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 09 (964:0057:0005, 0007, 0012, 0016-0017; 964:0058:0087; 964:0661:0011; 964:0663:0008; 964:0664:0008; 964:0665:0002-0004)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 10 (957:0107:0001-0003; 964:0057:0008-0011, 0013; 964:0058:0023, 0026, 0105-0106, 0108, 0178-0180; 964:0203:0001; 964:0661:0005, 0019; 964:0663:0002-0003, 0005-0007; 964:0667:0001-0010; 964:0756:0030; 965:0003:0001)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 11 (964:0058:0001-0022, 0024-0025, 0102-0104, 0107, 0181)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 12 (2008:0034:0001-0004)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 13 (964:0665:0001)
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LP Robinson, H.P., Box 14 (964:0153:0001)
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Additional Access:

GEH Database

See Also:

Lake Price album (964:0581:0047) TR 655.11 P853 HRC-P

Stereograph Collection (964:0851:0011) 6G:FC:16:DR:02:Robinson, H.P.

Card Photograph Format Collection (964:0756:0030) 6G:FC:21:DR:02:Unidentified men-waist up

The Photographic Quarterly (964:0698:0003-0004) TR 1 P412 HRC-P v.1

Pictorial Effect in Photography (964:0697:0001-0003) TR 650 R6 1869 HRC-P

Kodak Portfolio (964:0540:0001, 0007) TR 646 L64 E28 HRC-P

Carte-de-visite album (964:0467:0029) f TR 655.11 C527 HRC-P

Sun Artists (964:0315:0005-0008) q TR S86 1889 HRC-P

The Art and Practice of Silver Printing (958:0313:0001)


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