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Book cover of Jenny Lewis' One Day Young, with mother holding newborn baby. Published by Hoxton Mini Press.

One Day Young

By (author) Jenny Lewis


  • Moving portraits of women and their newborn babies - all taken within 24 hours of birth
Full Description

Photographer Jenny Lewis spent five years taking portraits of mothers within the first 24-hours of giving birth. The images, taken in the mothers’ homes, offer a rare glimpse at the extraordinary bond between mother and child. 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 personal quotes gathered from interviews with the subjects about the first day of life and early motherhood.

About the Author

Jenny Lewis grew up in Little Clacton, Essex. She moved to London over twenty years ago after acquiring a Fine Art degree from Preston University. Since then she has made her living as an editorial photographer, but continues to pursue a range of personal work in her spare time. Much of this centres on her experience of living and working in East London. she has also publisher The Artist's Studio ISBN 9781910566237 with Hoxton Mini Press.

Hoxton Mini Press
3rd Apr 2019
USA & Canada
5.97 in x 8.15 in
112 Pages
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