Women's Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers, and Flirts

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In her beautifully illustrated study, Patrizia Di Bello recaptures the rich history of women photographers and image collectors in nineteenth-century England. Situating the practice of collecting, exchanging and displaying photographs and other images in the context of feminine sociability, Di Bello shows that albums express Victorian women's experience of modernity. While attentive to the albums of individual women, Di Bello also examines the broader feminine culture of collecting and displaying images; uncovers the cross ...

Women's Albums and Photography in Victorian England: Ladies, Mothers, and Flirts 2007, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754658559

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