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Ambassadors of progress : American women photographers in Paris, 1900-1901

Author: Bronwyn GriffithVerna Posever CurtisLaura Ilise MeisterMusée américain Giverny.Terra Museum of American Art.All authors
Publisher: Giverney, France : Musée d'Art Américain Giverney in association with the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. ; Hanover : Distributed by University Press of New England, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exhibition held in Paris a century ago demonstrated the key role American women photographers played in the international pictorialist movement. The accomplishment of these professional and amateur photographers clearly demonstrated a mastery of the medium and made a strong impression on those in attendance. Ambassadors of Progress explores this largely unknown event. Each of the 29 artists, including such  Read more...
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Ambassadors of progress.
Giverney, France : Musée d'Art Américain Giverney in association with the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. ; Hanover : Distributed by University Press of New England, ©2001
(OCoLC)606747534
Named Person: Frances Benjamin Johnston; Frances Benjamin Johnston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwyn Griffith; Verna Posever Curtis; Laura Ilise Meister; Musée américain Giverny.; Terra Museum of American Art.; Hood Museum of Art.
ISBN: 0932171222 9780932171221
OCLC Number: 47658839
Description: 199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: "Dainty and artistic or strong and forceful--just as you wish" : American women photographers at the Universal Exposition of 1900 / Bronwyn A.E. Griffith --
Frances Benjamin Johnston in 1900 : stalking the sisterhood's claim in American photography / Verna Posever Curtis --
A taste of the avant-garde : the reception of American women photographers in Paris (1900-1901) / Michel Poivert --
What women have done : pictorial photographs from the Frances Benjamin Johnston collection : a conservator's view / Andrew Robb --
Women photographers in the Frances Benjamin Johnston collection : biographies / by Laura Ilise Meister.
Responsibility: edited by Bronwyn A.E. Griffith ; essays by Verna Posever Curtis [and others] ; biographies by Laura Ilise Meister.

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