In today’s episode we dive into the records to uncover the story of a highly prolific photographer from Lowell, Massachusetts, who identified herself on her work only as “Miss C. Smith.”
In this episode we take a quick look at an unusual story about one of Miss Libby’s fellow photographers in Norway, Maine.
In this episode we’ll travel to Maine to follow the trail to the wonderful early artisan photographer Miss Minnie Libby.
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.