Happy Birthday Frances B. Johnston!! American photographer born in 1864, Frances Johnston moved to Washington D.C. when she was young. She studied art at the Academie Julian in Paris. She is known to be a pioneer in photography and a champion for women's rights and advancement. She photographed thousands of well known people, events and architecture and was a prolific writer as well. She traveled extensively, her photographs providing an important record available even today. The picture here is of Quentin Roosevelt and his playmate Roswell Newcomb Pinckney, 1902.