Women Photographers

A selection of highlights from the extensive collection of prints by women photographers from the 1900s onwards. 

 

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'Autumn with Cup of Netar (study)
'Autumn with Cup of Netar (study)

by Kate Smith

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Countess of Portarlington
Countess of Portarlington

by Lallie Charles, 1908. This image was reproduced in 'The Graphic',11 November 1908

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Lilias Earle
Lilias Earle

by Madame Pestel (Mrs Ann Pestel (formerly Ann Chetham)), 1900s

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Lady Brassey
Lady Brassey

by London Stereoscopic Co.

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

photographic illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom Leeson,1905

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustration
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustration

photographic illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom Leeson,1905

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustra
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustra

photographic illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom Leeson,1905

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustration
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by illustration

photographic illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom Leeson,1905

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Nellie Melba
Nellie Melba

by Mabel Shadwell Clarke, 1900s

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Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood
Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood

by Alice Hughes, c.1918. A variant of this pose was published in 'The Sketch', 4 December 1918

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Clara Butt, Kennerly Rumford and son
Clara Butt, Kennerly Rumford and son

by Eleanor Holmes, 1902

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George Hackenschmidt
George Hackenschmidt

by Marie Leon, c1906

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Marie Hall
Marie Hall

by Mrs Burrell (Henrietta Theonie Jerome Burrell), c.1903 This image was reproduced in 'The Sketch', 1 April 1903

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Madame Albani
Madame Albani

by Rose K. Durrant

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Billie Burke as the Red Cross
Billie Burke as the Red Cross

by Charlotte Fairchild, published in Theatre Magazine, December 1918

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Edith Craig
Edith Craig

by Lena Connell, 1910s

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Anne-Marie Hefner
Anne-Marie Hefner

by Edith Barakovich

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Maxine Elliott
Maxine Elliott

by Lizzie Caswall Smith

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Lucienne Boyer
Lucienne Boyer

by Laure Albin Guillot

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Muriel Stables
Muriel Stables

by Dorothy Hickling

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Else Wiesenthal
Else Wiesenthal

by Trude Fleischmann

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Ethel Barrymore Cross
Ethel Barrymore Cross

by Charlotte Fairchild

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Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne

by Mary Dale Clarke

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Model wearing dress by Jenny
Model wearing dress by Jenny

by Madame d'Ora

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Edward Matthews
Edward Matthews

in the Gertrude Stein-Virgil Thomson Opera, 4 Saints in 3 Acts, photographed by Lee Miller, 1934

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Princess Marthe Bibesco
Princess Marthe Bibesco

by Berenice Abbott, c.1926

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Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings

by Vandamm Studio, 1937

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Ruth Gordon in 'The Country Wife'
Ruth Gordon in 'The Country Wife'

by Janet Jevons, 1936

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Elisabeth Bergner
Elisabeth Bergner

by Lotte Meitner-Graf

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Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson

by Dorothy Wilding

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Thérèse Bonney
Thérèse Bonney

From 'True Comics', July 1944

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Thérèse Bonney
Thérèse Bonney

From 'True Comics', July 1944

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Thérèse Bonney
Thérèse Bonney

From 'True Comics', July 1944

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