Saturday, October 24, 2009

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)

A video from tranmere123

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"I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied. Its difficulty enhanced the value of the pursuit. I began with no knowledge of the art. I did not know where to place my dark box, how to focus my sitter, and my first picture I effaced to my consternation by rubbing my hand over the filmy side of the glass..."
Julia Margaret Cameron from her book, Annals of my Glass House

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"Annals of my glass house, an unfinished autobiography written in 1874, is a record of Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron's first ten years of work. It was first published posthumously by her youngest son, Henry Herschel Hay Cameron, in a catalogue to the exhibition "Mrs. Cameron's Photographs" at the Camera Gallery, London, in 1889."
"This version was researched, compiled and annotated by Violet Hamilton in 1996, for publication in a catalogue of the same name."

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