The exhibition starts at the very origins of the médium, through the works by Constance Talbot, wife of the English inventor of photography and first female practitioner of the new technique. From Anna Atkins, the author of the first work illustrated with photographs (1843-1853), to Frances Benjamin Johnston and Christina Broom, pioneers in American and British photojournalism, no less than photographers are brought together around images of major artists like Julia Margaret Cameron and Gertrude Käsebier.
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