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Pioneers of Photography

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Famous Men and Fair Women
' My first lens was given to me by my cherished departed daughter with the words " It may amuse you, mother, to try to photograph during your solitude at Freshwater " ... '
(JULIA MARGARET CAMERON)
In the 1860s, photography was by the complicated wet-collodion process. Mrs Cameron was already 48 before she tackled its intricacies, but her achievement is still one of the greatest in the history of photography.
Narrated by BRIAN COE
Curator of the Kodak Museum Quotations spoken by JOYCE GRENFELL and YVONNE GILAN
Series adviser AARON SCHARF
Producer ANN TURNER
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Spoken By: Joyce Grenfell
Spoken By: Yvonne Gilan
Unknown: Aaron Scharf

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Pioneers of Photography

BBC Two England, 19 March 1976 19.50






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