National Cathedral School

National Cathedral School advertisement

Ad for National Cathedral School for Girls

Check out this cool ad for NCS back in 1909. School opened pretty late back then, huh?
Self-portrait by Johnston, dressed as a man, sporting a fake mustache and holding a bicycle, ca. 1890 (Wikipedia)

Appreciating the Photography of Washington’s Own Frances Benjamin Johnston

In honor of Women’s History Month, Cultural Tourism D.C. put up the first of hopefully many Frances “Fannie” Benjamin Johnston posts on Tumblr. She was a prominent 19th century female photographer and Washington native. Frances was born to...