In today’s episode we’ll meet a photographer named Gertrude Käsebier, and get a quick introduction to Pictorialism in order to understand the importance of a $100 photo.
“But I always thought it was a man under that hood behind the camera!”
— Comment from a woman after learning that both men and women ran studios and were professional photographers in the 19th century.
A brief introduction to the first season of the Photographs, Pistols and Parasols podcast. The podcast celebrates the accomplishments and élan of early women artisan photographers, 1840-1930.