Lantern and Lens Gild of Women Photographers, 1904-2004.
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Art school; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Howard Pyle taught at the Drexel Institute from 1894-1900. From the description of Drexel Institute of Technology records, 1892-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404545 ...
In 1905, Margaret Bodine and her classmates in Mathilde Weil's photography class at the Drexel Institute, recognizing their shared interest in the art of photography, decided to form a club. Throughout the history of the Lantern and Lens Gild, the club would count many upper-class Philadelphia women as its members including Louisa Rau, wife of Philadelphia photographer William H. Rau. The club would undergo several name changes and moves in the next ten years. The Drexel Camera Club gathered at ...
The Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry was founded in 1891 and first began enrolling students in 1892. Under its first president, James MacAlister, the earliest academic departments included art (including a School of Illustration run by noted illustrator Howard Pyle), business, domestic economy, a library school, mechanic arts, teacher training, the scientific department, the technical department, and lectures/evening classes. The second president of Drexel, Hollis Godfrey, consolid...
Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....