Ambassadors of Progress

I am truly lucky to find this amazing book off at Booksale for 300 PHP (about 7USD )about 2 weeks ago. This is a traveling book and an exhibition of the most beautiful and inspiring photographs taken by women during the 1800s and the 1900s, a time when women where only limited to domestic living imposed by Victorian mores. I shall have you read this book's description in here for a rather almost-detailed summary of the book.
There are about 200 photographs exhibited and were found on this book, but I only have a few to show you. Most of which are my favorites. You can click on the photo to view the name of the photograph/s and the photographer. But if it's too blurry, I'll provide them anyhow.
Left:  Good Morning!, ca.1900and Right:  Old Deerfield, ca. 1900 by Mary Electra Allen and frances Stebbins Allen
Left: At Dusk, 1983 and Right: Diana, 1898 by Emma Justine Farnsworth 
Left: Hunger ist der Beste Koch. [Hunger is the Best Cook] 1898,  Right: Looking Seaward, 1889,by Mary Albert Wiggins
Left: The Village Politician, ca 1900 by Emma L. Fitz
Right: Blessed Art Thou Among Women, 1899 by Gertrude Stanton Kasebier
Left: [Two Girls wearing white dresses and dark stockings reading a book], ca 1900 and Right: From Old Virginia, ca 1900 by Virgina M. Prall
Feeding the Calves, ca. 1990 by Mabel Osgood Wright
Left:  Interest, ca. 1900 and Right:  Sweet Peas, ca. 1900 by Eva Gamble Walborn
Left : [Woman with Cat], ca, 1900 by Eva Lawrence Watson- Schutze
Right: The Embroidery Frame, ca. 1900 by Mathilde Weil
Left: Prince Pierre Troubetskoy, painter, ca. 1900 and Right: [Girl in period dress with headband], ca. 1900 by Emily Mew

Below are biographies of some of the artist-photographers that were featured on the exhibition. there are a lot of them but I only featured some.
the back cover.

I hope you love it as much as I do.
If you want to purchase, I think Amazon still has it for about $40. 


Daphne said...

It's beautiful. I love it.:) Wonderful blog, everybody has been very possitive about the post I wrote about you. xx

Maria Nikolaeva said...

ohhhh this is one exceptional finding! you were definitely lucky! those pictures are amazingly beautiful

Maria Nikolaeva said...

p.s. my faves would have to be Old Deerfield and Girl in period dress with headband

Aleyn Comprendio said...

You both have been wonderful, Thank you! <3

Aleyn Comprendio said...

Oh Girl in period dress with headband is my ultimate favorite!

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