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Jessie Tarbox Beals

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.
25th July 2022
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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