In this episode we take a look at the peripatetic Mary Winslow, an intrepid itinerant photographer who “always goes where she pleases.”
In this episode, we get a special bonus update that solves the mystery of George Ober, the first husband of the early photographer Clara Ober-Towne. Special guest interview with John Felix, independent photo historian.
In this first episode of Season 2, we’ll take a look back at a few of the women profiled in Season 1, to discover some exciting new details about them that came to light during my research travels over the past few months.
Tune in December 1st for the start of Season Two on the Photographs, Pistols & Parasols podcast!
In today’s Season One extra, we take a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of a man who uncovered information on thousands of early women photographers: the incomparable Peter E. Palmquist.
Today we meet the remarkable Elizabeth Withington, who in the 1800s found success as a photographer while fashioning photographic tools from 19th century ladies fashions.
In today’s episode we meet two 19th century Massachusetts photographers named Mrs. Towne: Clara Ober-Towne and Anna Wing Towne. Plus, we’ll also discover a Miss Alma Whitney, another woman photographer who plays a prominent role in today’s tale of two Townes.
In today’s episode we meet two photographers who are another set of sisters running studios together at a variety of times and places in the early 20th century.
In today’s episode we meet not one woman named Miss O’Donnell, but two: sisters who together ran the Misses O’Donnell studio in Beloit, Kansas at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries.
Today we meet Hannah Maynard, the 19th century photographer who opened her studio in 1862 and embraced a remarkable life as a professional photographer over the next 50 years.