Jenny Lewis is a photographer from East London who has spent the last five years taking portraits of mothers within the first 24-hours of giving birth. Lewis states she is documenting the quiet moment just after giving birth when the female identity of motherhood is being established’. In addition to featuring the portraits of 40 women the book includes an introduction by art and photography critic Lucy Davies as well as a number of personal quotes gathered from interviews about the first day of life and early motherhood.’
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