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Saturday Morning Pictures

It’s time to take another trawl through history in pictures. This week we’ve picked some pictures of women taken by women.

1. Portrait of Julia Stephen, mother of Virginia Woolf, 1867. Julia Margaret Cameron

1. Portrait of Julia Stephen, mother of Virginia Woolf, 1867. Julia Margaret Cameron

2. Self-portrait by Florence Farmborough, who was a Red Cross nurse on the Eastern Front, in a makeshift dispensary, March 1915. Florence Farmborough

2. Self-portrait by Florence Farmborough, a Red Cross nurse on the Eastern Front, in a makeshift dispensary, March 1915. Florence Farmborough

3. QMAAC telegraphists in the Signals Office, Boulogne, France, 1919. Olive Edis

3. QMAAC telegraphists in the Signals Office, Boulogne, France, 1919. Olive Edis

4. Women from Tehuantepec, Mexico, c. 1929. Tina Modotti

4. Women from Tehuantepec, Mexico, c. 1929. Tina Modotti

5. Drought refugees in California, May 1936. Dorothea Lange

5. Drought refugees in California, May 1936. Dorothea Lange

6. During the Spanish Civil War, women train for a Republican militia outside Barcelona, August 1936. Gerda Taro

6. During the Spanish Civil War, women train for a Republican militia outside Barcelona, August 1936. Gerda Taro

7. Woman carrying bundle on head, Natchez, Mississippi, August 1940. Marion Post Wolcott

7. Woman carrying bundle on head, Natchez, Mississippi, August 1940. Marion Post Wolcott

8. Applying for sugar card rations, Washington DC, May 1942. Marjory Collins

8. Applying for sugar card rations, Washington DC, May 1942. Marjory Collins

9. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1943. Woman cleaner at the Greyhound garage. Esther Bubley

9. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1943. Woman cleaner at the Greyhound garage. Esther Bubley

10. Margaret George Shello, an Assyrian guerilla fighter who joined the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in their fight against the Iraqi governments in the 1960s. Susan Meiselas

10. Margaret George Shello, an Assyrian guerilla fighter who joined the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in their fight against the Iraqi governments in the 1960s. Susan Meiselas

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