The Naylor Collection... A Complete History of Photography

October 18-21, 2007
The Americas Society
New York, New York

In the 1950s, Thurman F. (Jack) Naylor began collecting cameras, images, photographic technology, and associated ephemera. Mr. Naylor traversed the world on a quest to acquire an unprecedented selection of artifacts representing the entire history of photography. Over the course of more than 50 years he amassed many thousands of items, a collection that Smithsonian Magazine has described as "indisputably the most comprehensive . . . in the world."

Click here for a sneak peek at some of the fascinating objects in this collection.

A Catalogue Addendum 2.0 is available for download (.pdf).

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