The Photographic Print Collection contains 15,000 original photographic or photo-mechanical prints made by 2,200 known photographers and more than 600,000 examples of vernacular or anonymous images in most formats and processes.

  • Barbara Blondeau – 1977:0004:0093

    The print collection shows examples of every type of photographic practice, from the family snapshot to the fine art print, and include work of every era, from the daguerreotypes of the 1840s, to digital prints from the present day.

    VSW holds the artist archives of Barbara Blondeau, Alice Wells, Michael Bishop, Syl Labrot, and Lajaren Hiller.

    The Trace collection holds works by VSW alumni.

    VSW is currently cataloging the photography and moving image collections online. Check back for new materials or contact collections staff with questions or to schedule an appointment.