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Background imageBead Collection: Lawton, Mary, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Lawton, Mary, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Lawton, Mary, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915

Background imageBead Collection: Outside church of St. Jean Baptiste, selling beads, etc., between c1910 and c1915

Outside church of St. Jean Baptiste, selling beads, etc., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Outside church of St. Jean Baptiste, selling beads, etc., between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageBead Collection: A Venetian Interior, c1880-82. Creator: John Singer Sargent

A Venetian Interior, c1880-82. Creator: John Singer Sargent
A Venetian Interior, c1880-82. Some of the women in this dimly lit interior string together Venetian glass beads, while others pause for a moment of convivial conversation.

Background imageBead Collection: The end of the nakosnik of the wife of Stepan Suturov from Nalimka, 1920. Creator: A. G. Vargin

The end of the nakosnik of the wife of Stepan Suturov from Nalimka, 1920. Creator: A. G. Vargin
The end of the nakosnik of the wife of Stepan Suturov from Nalimka, 1920. V. I. Surikov Museum of Art in Krasnoiarsk

Background imageBead Collection: Jewelry made from beaded ribbon with a cross (Stepan Suturov's wife), Selkups, 1920. Creator: A

Jewelry made from beaded ribbon with a cross (Stepan Suturov's wife), Selkups, 1920. Creator: A. G. Vargin
Jewelry made from beaded ribbon with a cross (Stepan Suturov's wife), Selkups, 1920. V. I. Surikov Museum of Art in Krasnoiarsk

Background imageBead Collection: Beaded Hairpin in a Woman's Hair, Ust'-Ozernoe, 1927. Creator: Dmitrii Innokent'evich Karatanov

Beaded Hairpin in a Woman's Hair, Ust'-Ozernoe, 1927. Creator: Dmitrii Innokent'evich Karatanov
Beaded Hairpin in a Woman's Hair, Ust'-Ozernoe, 1927. Novosibirsk State Museum of Regional History and Folklife

Background imageBead Collection: Portrait of a Young Woman as Portia Catonis, 1551-1603. Creators: Santi di Tito, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of a Young Woman as Portia Catonis, 1551-1603. Creators: Santi di Tito, Agnolo Bronzino
Portrait of a Young Woman as Portia Catonis, 1551-1603

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. Allan Lehman, portrait photograph, 1918 Dec. 31. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. Allan Lehman, portrait photograph, 1918 Dec. 31. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. Allan Lehman, portrait photograph, 1918 Dec. 31

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. H.R. Lee, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 30. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. H.R. Lee, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 30. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. H.R. Lee, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 30

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. La Barre, portrait photograph, 1918 May 17. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. La Barre, portrait photograph, 1918 May 17. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. La Barre, portrait photograph, 1918 May 17

Background imageBead Collection: Mme. Edwards, portrait photograph, 1919 May 3. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mme. Edwards, portrait photograph, 1919 May 3. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Madame Edwards, portrait photograph, 1919 May 3

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. H.C. Dodge, portrait photograph, 1917 Nov. 21. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. H.C. Dodge, portrait photograph, 1917 Nov. 21. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. H.C. Dodge, portrait photograph, 1917 Nov. 21

Background imageBead Collection: Pair of Woman's Bar Shoes, between c.1880 and c.1885. Creator: Unknown

Pair of Woman's Bar Shoes, between c.1880 and c.1885. Creator: Unknown
Pair of Woman's Bar Shoes, between c.1880 and c.1885

Background imageBead Collection: Saint Nicholas, 1563. Creator: Jacques de Poindre

Saint Nicholas, 1563. Creator: Jacques de Poindre
Saint Nicholas, 1563

Background imageBead Collection: Northwest Coast, c.1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Northwest Coast, c.1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Northwest Coast, c.1927. Female portrait

Background imageBead Collection: Kenowun, Nunivak, 1928. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Kenowun, Nunivak, 1928. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Kenowun, Nunivak, 1928

Background imageBead Collection: Woman's Costume-Cheyenne, 1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Woman's Costume-Cheyenne, 1927. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Woman's Costume-Cheyenne, 1927

Background imageBead Collection: Itsipstsinikyi ('Kills-Inside')-Piegan, 1926. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

Itsipstsinikyi ('Kills-Inside')-Piegan, 1926. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
Itsipstsinikyi ('Kills-Inside')-Piegan, 1926

Background imageBead Collection: Khoikhoi woman with infant, c.1675-c.1725. Creator: Anon

Khoikhoi woman with infant, c.1675-c.1725. Creator: Anon
Khoikhoi woman with infant, c.1675-c.1725. On her back she carries her child who suckles from the breast she has thrown over her shoulder

Background imageBead Collection: African woman with hand drum, c.1675-c.1725. Creator: Anon

African woman with hand drum, c.1675-c.1725. Creator: Anon
African woman with hand drum, c.1675-c.1725. African woman dressed in a blue/white striped skirt and white beads around her neck

Background imageBead Collection: Relics from the Buried City of Brahmunabad, in Sind - Pottery, Ironwork, Glass, etc, 1857

Relics from the Buried City of Brahmunabad, in Sind - Pottery, Ironwork, Glass, etc, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Relics from the Buried City of Brahmunabad, in Sind - Pottery, Ironwork, Glass, etc, 1857. 8th- or 9th-century objects excavated at his own expense by Mr. A. F

Background imageBead Collection: North Holland woman standing with an ornament or bag in hand, 1652. Creator: Gesina ter Borch

North Holland woman standing with an ornament or bag in hand, 1652. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
North Holland woman standing with an ornament or bag in hand, 1652

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs A.J. Zubli-Maschhaupt, 1887. Creator: Pieter de Josselin de Jong

Mrs A.J. Zubli-Maschhaupt, 1887. Creator: Pieter de Josselin de Jong
Mrs A.J. Zubli-Maschhaupt, 1887. Portrait of Geertruijda Zubli-Maschhaupt

Background imageBead Collection: Niemeyer, Miss, or Mrs. Pfiefer, portrait photograph, not before 1916. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Niemeyer, Miss, or Mrs. Pfiefer, portrait photograph, not before 1916. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Niemeyer, Miss, or Mrs. Pfiefer, portrait photograph, not before 1916

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. W.H. Van Velck, portrait photograph, 1918 June 15. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. W.H. Van Velck, portrait photograph, 1918 June 15. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. W.H. Van Velck, portrait photograph, 1918 June 15

Background imageBead Collection: Miss Marcia Van Dresser, portrait photograph, 1919 Oct. 4. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Miss Marcia Van Dresser, portrait photograph, 1919 Oct. 4. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Miss Marcia Van Dresser, portrait photograph, 1919 Oct. 4. American operatic soprano and actor

Background imageBead Collection: Damrosch, Gretchen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Damrosch, Gretchen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Damrosch, Gretchen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1913

Background imageBead Collection: Cornwall, Charles, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 6. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Cornwall, Charles, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 6. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Cornwall, Charles, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 6

Background imageBead Collection: Cloud, A.T. Mrs. portrait photograph, 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Cloud, A.T. Mrs. portrait photograph, 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Cloud, A.T. Mrs. portrait photograph, 1913

Background imageBead Collection: Claussen, Julia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916 Mar. 2. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Claussen, Julia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916 Mar. 2. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Claussen, Julia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916 Mar. 2

Background imageBead Collection: Christian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915 May 7. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Christian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915 May 7. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Christian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1915 May 7

Background imageBead Collection: Charles, Lillian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Charles, Lillian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Charles, Lillian, Miss, portrait photograph, 1916

Background imageBead Collection: Bulen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Dec. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Bulen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Dec. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Bulen, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Dec

Background imageBead Collection: Brenon, Juliet and Aileen, Misses, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Brenon, Juliet and Aileen, Misses, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Brenon, Juliet and Aileen, Misses, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913

Background imageBead Collection: Blair, Sophia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1912 July 5. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Blair, Sophia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1912 July 5. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Blair, Sophia, Miss, portrait photograph, 1912 July 5

Background imageBead Collection: Birmingham, Alma, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Jan. 10. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Birmingham, Alma, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Jan. 10. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Birmingham, Alma, Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Jan. 10

Background imageBead Collection: Biddle, A.J. Drexel, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1916 Nov. 20. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Biddle, A.J. Drexel, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1916 Nov. 20. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Biddle, A.J. Drexel, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1916 Nov. 20

Background imageBead Collection: Bianchi, William, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1915 Dec. or 1916 Jan. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Bianchi, William, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1915 Dec. or 1916 Jan. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Bianchi, William, Mrs. portrait photograph, 1915 Dec. or 1916 Jan

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. Russell, 1919 Mar. 8. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. Russell, 1919 Mar. 8. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. Russell, 1919 Mar. 8

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. J. Rittenhouse, portrait photograph, 1919 Apr. 11. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. J. Rittenhouse, portrait photograph, 1919 Apr. 11. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. J. Rittenhouse, portrait photograph, 1919 Apr. 11

Background imageBead Collection: Miss Flore Revalles, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 26. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Miss Flore Revalles, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 26. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Revalles, Flore, Miss, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 26. Swiss singer, dancer and actress

Background imageBead Collection: Miss Reilly, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 28. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Miss Reilly, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 28. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Miss Reilly, portrait photograph, 1918 Oct. 28

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. Claudia Smith, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 13. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. Claudia Smith, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 13. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. Claudia Smith, portrait photograph, 1918 Sept. 13

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. Thomas Moore, portrait photograph, 1917 Dec. 13. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. Thomas Moore, portrait photograph, 1917 Dec. 13. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. Thomas Moore, portrait photograph, 1917 Dec. 13

Background imageBead Collection: Serge, Dancer at Sylvan Theatre, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Serge, Dancer at Sylvan Theatre, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Serge, Dancer at Sylvan Theatre, 1917
Serge, Dancer at Sylvan Theatre, 1917

Background imageBead Collection: Warren, Gertrude, Miss, or Miss Jackman, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Warren, Gertrude, Miss, or Miss Jackman, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Warren, Gertrude, Miss, or Miss Jackman, portrait photograph, 1912 or 1913

Background imageBead Collection: Walters, L. Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 19. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Walters, L. Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 19. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Walters, L. Miss, portrait photograph, 1914 Aug. 19

Background imageBead Collection: Mrs. Stuart Benson, portrait photograph Creator: Arnold Genthe

Mrs. Stuart Benson, portrait photograph Creator: Arnold Genthe
Mrs. Stuart Benson, portrait photograph, 1924 July 30. Address: 229 E. 48th St. New York City



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