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Lecture: Who Was Britain’s First Female Photographer? / London, 3 May 2018

Rose Teanby tells the stories of five fascinating women who made their mark at the dawn of photography, she brings together new research in collaboration with Graham Harrison, creator of www.photohistories.comDespite the social restrictions of Georgian and early Victorian England, these women contributed to the science and art of photography, wholeheartedly embracing its potential. All of these talented women contributed a photographic first, but one left an unparalleled legacy of ‘sun pictures’.  

See more and book tickets from 12 February 2018 here:

3 May 2018, 13:15
National Portrait Gallery
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Image: Portrait of a woman in a garden, taken with a Mousetrap camera,
© National Science And Media Museum

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