PATRIZIA DI BELLO teaches History and Theory of Photography at Birkbeck, University of London. She is the author of Women's Albums and Photography in Victorian England (2007), and the editor, with Gabriel Koureas, of Art, History and the Senses (2010). She is currently working on photography and sculpture. COLETTE WILSON is Lecturer in French Studies and Director of the MA in Cultural Memory at the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, London, where she also convenes the research seminar 'Photography: Theory, Practice, Debate'. She is the author of Paris and the Commune 1871-1878: The Politics of Forgetting (2007). Her current research focuses on French representations of Egypt. SHAMOON ZAMIR is Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies at New York University Abu Dhabi. He has taught at the University of Chicago, York University and the University of London. He is the author of Dark Voices: W.E.B. Du Bois and American Thought (1995) and has recently completed a study of the photography of Edward S. Curtis.