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Cecilia Glaisher

Cecilia Glaisher, Ferns, 1850s, © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Cecilia Glaisher 1828-1892 British Photographer From an early age, Cecilia Glaisher was involved in the scientific community, with her father being the assistant at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Not much is known about her life before she married, but it’s thought she…
Becky Handley
8th December 2020
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Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham, The Unmade Bed, 1957, ©  Imogen Cunningham Trust Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976) American photographer One of the first professional female photographers in the US and the most experimental and independent, Imogen Cunningham was born in Portland, Oregon. She was inspired to become a photographer by the great portraitist Gertrude Kasebier…
Becky Handley
5th December 2020
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Esther Bubley

From admiring Life magazine to shooting the cover, Esther Bubley was a prolific freelance photographer during the golden age of American documentary photography. Becoming one of the first women to be able to financially support herself from her career.
Becky Handley
29th November 2020