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Imogen The Mother of Modernism and Three Boys

Imogen

The Mother of Modernism and Three Boys

By Amy Novesky
Illustrator Lisa Congdon

Hardcover

Price: $16.95

  • Publication Date: December 25, 2012
  • Imprint: Cameron Kids
  • Trim Size: 10.25 x 9.25
  • ISBN: 978-1-937359-32-4
  • Page Count: 32
  • Rights: World/All

Imogen's family didn't have much, and life was hard atop the wild hill they call home. But when Imogen declared she wanted to be a photographer, her father built her her very own darkroom. Flash forward. Imogen is a photographer and a mother. She has her hands full! How does she do it all? She turns the garden into a wonderland for her three growing boys and a workshop for herself. While she works, her boys play, and Imogen photographs them. Click. Click. Click. Photographing her sons leads Imogen to focus on plants and flowers - most notably her signature magnolia blossoms - for which she will become best known. Here, then, is the story of Imogen Cunningham, one of the finest photographers of the 20th century and mother to three boys.