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Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Prints, 1946-1978

University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

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
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
Extent: 33 items (2 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Index Terms

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

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Gift, 1981 and Purchase, 1983

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Item List

Prints, 1946-1978

Location
Box 1 Eleanor in Hugo Weber’s Studio, Chicago. 1950.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27 x 35 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Camera Movement on Neon Lights at Night, Chicago. 1946.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.9 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Multiple Exposure: Green Windows & White Bars[,] Chicago. 1950.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.8 x 35.8 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Ragsdale Beauty Shop/Poodle Cut, Detroit. 1951.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Woman in Green, Chicago. 1952 (ca.).
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Card Shop, Chicago. 1949 (ca.).
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27.8 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Collage of Faces in Pink. 1956 (ca.).
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Leaves in Fall, Providence. 1962.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.7 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Eleanor and Barbara (nudes), Chicago. 1953.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Store Window and Mannequin with Lingerie, Providence. 1962.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Barbara in Florence, Italy. 1962.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Couple Walking Down Street, Venice. 1957.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.3 x 36.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Street Scene: Woman in Red, Providence. 1962.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 20 x 26.7 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Alley with Green Moss, Venice. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 1 Perspective Distortion: Building Facade and Blue Sky, Atlanta. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.8 x 36.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Yellow House and Blue House with Green Foliage, Providence. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26 x 36.4 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Skyscraper with Person and Flagpole, New York. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Acme Sign Shop, Providence. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27.8 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 House Facade, Providence. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 26.5 x 34.7 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 House Facade, Providence. 1977.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27.7 x 35.6 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Skyscrapers, New York. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 27 x 35 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Blued Tree with Green Foliage, Cape Cod, Mass. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 23.5 x 22.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Sand Erosion, Horseneck Beach, Massachusetts. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 23.5 x 22.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Brown Grass, Horseneck Beach, Massachusetts. 1971 (ca.).
Photographic print: dye transfer, 23 x 22.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Multiple Exposure: Nude on Building, Providence. 1971.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 23.5 x 22.5 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Wide Lux Sand Picture, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 1977 (ca.).
Photographic print: dye transfer, 22 x 25.7 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Desert and Blue Sky, Egypt. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 22.5 x 26 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Water Reflections, Bass Rocks, Massachusetts. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 24 x 24 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Beach and Shells, Horseneck Beach, Massachusetts. 1978.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 23.4 x 23 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Multiple Exposure: “Revolving House”, Providence. 1971.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Barbara in Florence, Italy. 1957?.
Photographic print: dye transfer, 28 x 35.2 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Archway, France. 1957 (ca.).
Photographic print mounted on mat board: gelatin silver, 16.8 x 17 cm.
 
Location
Box 2 Eleanor. 1948.
Photographic print: gelatin silver, 17.6 x 23.2 cm.

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