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100 ground-breaking women captured on camera by Somerset photographer

Anita Corbin spent ten years capturing the portraits of 100 ground-breaking women Credit: ITV West Country

One of the most respected art galleries in London is displaying a Somerset photographer's ten year project on ground breaking women.

Anita Corbin, from Wellington, spent the last decade taking pictures of women who were the first to achieve something in their male-dominated field.

The exhibition at the Royal College of Art was created to mark the centenary of the 'Representation of the People Act' when some women were given the right to vote.

Wellington based photographer Anita Corbyn Credit: Anita Corbyn

Portraits include famous faces such as explorer Felicity Aston, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, business leader Dame Inga Beale, chef Clare Smyth and Olympic gold medal-winner, Nicola Adams.

But also women from the West Country like Bellatrix the first professional female beatboxer and the first female jockey to ride in the Grand National Charlotte Budd.

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The exhibition opens to the public for five weeks on 20 July – 22 August 2018.