An Exhibition In France Is Celebrating Two Centuries Of Pioneering Women Photographers
Who Is Afraid of Women Photographers? showcases an extraordinary collection of photos of women taken by women.
The work on display reaches as far back as 1839, up to 1919. The Musée d’Orsay said in a press release: "From Anna Atkins, the author of the first work illustrated with photographs, to Frances Benjamin Johnston and Christina Broom, pioneers in American and British photojournalism, over 70 photographers are brought together around photography."
Take a look at a selection of the photos, which helped pave the way for women photographers: