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A Visit to Julia Margaret Cameron’s Dimbola

Julia Margaret Cameron, the great Victorian photographer of lyrical portraits and illustrated legends, lived and worked on the U.K.’s Isle of Wight from 1860 to 1875. This is where she … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 13 Comments

A Hard Softness: Julia Margaret Cameron and Afterimage

The new Julia Margaret Cameron show at the Metropolitan Museum is everything Cameron herself was not: small, orderly, and understated. Yet it’s far from being a trifle. Even in a … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 6 Comments