2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Portrait photographs--1920-1970.

  1. Visual materials from the Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers

    1,070 items (chiefly gelatin silver and albumen prints) : b&w, some color ; 25 x 38 cm. or smaller. . -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs from scrapbooks chronicling the lives and careers of American writers Janet Flanner and Solita Solano. The album includes many individual and group portraits, mostly informal. Many images document the years Flanner and Solano lived together in Paris as American expatriates, particularly between World Wars I and II. Also documented are prominent literary and artistic individuals, close friends and associates, and many images of Flanner and Solano taken by noted photographers.

  2. Josef Breitenbach collection : portraits, figure studies, documentary views of Asia, Europe, and the United States

    241 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 14 x 11 in. or smaller.. 12 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs show entertainers, composers, writers, politicians, artists, educators and some nude figure studies. Famous people depicted include Josef Albers, Emile Bernard, Bertolt Brecht, Max Ernst, Lyonel Feininger, Leonhard Frank, Wassily Kandinsky, John Steinbeck, and Sarah Vaughan. Documentary photographs of Asia show city and village life, landscapes, workers, women, children and temples in Bali, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, and Nepal. Some sites in the United States, Canada, and Europe are also featured.