Soft footsteps – Art and Literature – Julia Margaret Cameron

Moving now to the art of photography and the life of an inspirational British photographer (and shrewd businesswoman) who was given her first camera at the age of 48 as a present. Cameron’s work was strongly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite painters – Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt and Watts is recognised today as being decades aheadContinue reading “Soft footsteps – Art and Literature – Julia Margaret Cameron”

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Soft footsteps – Art and Literature – Frances Burney

In 1918, Virginia Woolf described our next historical literary pioneer as the Mother of English Fiction. For fear of bringing disgrace to her family her early works were written in secret and she was reluctant to reveal her identity. Yet, her satirical novels and plays about eighteenth-century society were thought to be the literary precursorContinue reading “Soft footsteps – Art and Literature – Frances Burney”

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Soft footsteps – history – art and literature – Julian of Norwich

History We follow in the footsteps of those who have gone before us. We celebrate their success and learn from their mistakes (before making our own as we take the next innovative step). Women have been pioneers throughout history. New ideas and “content” have been created. Existing concepts have been challenged and new inspirations haveContinue reading “Soft footsteps – history – art and literature – Julian of Norwich”

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