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Kingfisher Hair Ornament

Kingfisher Hair Ornament, Anonymous, China, 19th c., feathers on copper, 5 1/2 in. x 5 in., Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Crafted in the 19th century and consisting of copper inlaid with kingfisher feathers, this decorative hairpin reveals much about the society in which it was produced.

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Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see some of the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.

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The Williamson’s Year at a Glance, 2018 – 2019

Michael Frimkess, Lidded Container, Porcelain, 14 1/2 in. x 12 in. x 12 in., Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2018-2019 offers an exciting roster of exhibitions focusing on celebrated ceramic artists and the very beginnings of photography.

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