NPG P125 (3b)

Letter from G.F. Watts to J.M. Cameron, undated, giving an assessment of her photographs and advising her to study the technique of David Wilkie Wynfield.


interest of Art & also because I know you must turn your labour & expense into some pecuniary advantage I criticise & I am sure that you should now turn all your attention to the object of producing pictures free from those defects which are purely the result of careless, or imperfect manipulation, it is most especially with reference to the sale of your Photographs that this is so important. Artists & very great lovers of the highest qualities of Art may not & perhaps do not care. Though the greatest art is ever the most perfect