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Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron — Victorian-Era Godmother Of Instagram — Comes To The Metropolitan

"In these pictures all that is good about photography has been neglected, and the shortcomings of the art are prominently exhibited," reported The Photographic Journal in an 1864 article about Julia Margaret Cameron's "out-of-focus portraits" of the leading poets and scientists of her age. "We are sorry to have to speak thus severely on the works of a lady, but we feel compelled to do so in the …