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Jessie Tarbox Beals

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Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870 –1942), Canadian-born American photographer and photojournalist, was the first published female photojournalist in the United States and the first female night photographer. She documented Greenwich Village and the major figures and events of New York from the Victorian era up to the Depression.

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Ursula Pariser

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Born in Berlin, Ursula Pariser studied in London at the Reimann School of Art and Design before embarking on an illustrious career as educator and photographer.  Whilst head of photography at the Courtauld Institute of Art, she acted as special art adviser to the Queen.

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