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A woman wearing formal clothes poses in this sepia photograph while holding a baby.

Emma Frances Johnston
350 photographs by a previously unknown Victorian photographer, 1858-1864

We offer masterpieces of historical photography from the daguerreotype era through the 20th century. Specialties include 19th-century photographs of China, the American West, the American Civil War, portraits of important figures of the 19th and 20th century including portraits by Marcel Sternberger and Anthony Barboza.


10 W 18th St Fl 7
New York, NY 10011


By appointment only

Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret Cameron, Carleton Watkins, William Henry Jackson, Timothy O’Sullivan, A. J. Russell, Eadweard Muybridge, Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Emma Frances Johnson, Lai Fong, Liang Shitai, Tung Hing Studio, Pun Lun Studio, John Thomson, Marcel Sternberger and Anthony Barboza.