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Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham

By Historical Heroines
Imogen Cunningham, The Unmade Bed, 1957, ©  Imogen Cunningham Trust www.imogencunningham.com 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...
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Eugenie Goldstern

Eugenie Goldstern

By HHBLog, Historical Heroines, HPBlog
Eugenie Goldstern Eugenie Goldstern (1884-1942) Austrian ethnographic photographer and anthropologist Eugenie Goldstern was born into a large Jewish family in Odessa, but moved to Austria in 1905 where she began studying anthropology at the University of Vienna in 1910. She created the first ever monograph of a community when she spent a...
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