Photographs attributed to Constance Talbot, the wife of English photographer William Fox Talbot will be on display alongside works by Christina Broom and experimental photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. Broom's works documented the Suffragette movement and is credited as the UK's first female press photographer.

The exhibition's co-curator Thomas Galifot commented: "This is the first time that female practitioners—French and British—are the subject of research and an exhibition here.''

The works on display at Musée de l'Orangerie focus on 1839-1919 and includes work by US photographers, including Alice Austen and Frances Benjamin Johnston, who is regarded as one of the U.S's first female photojournalists.

Works at the Musée d'Orsay date from 1918 to 1945, with the curator Marie Robert's focus being on how women in photography changed the art form from being dominated by men.

Who Is Afraid of Women Photographers? 1839-1945 runs from will run until 24th January 2016. For more information, see here.

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