Julia Margaret Cameron


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Julia Margaret Cameron (11 June 1815 – 26 January 1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary themes.

Cameron's photographic career was short, spanning eleven years of her life (1864–1875). She took up photography at the relatively late age of 48, when she was given a camera as a ... more »

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  • ''I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied.''
    Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), U.S. photographer. As quoted in On Photography, Appendix, by Susan Sontag (1977).
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