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Classic Women Authors as Children

Here’s a gallery of portraits of some of our favorite classic women authors as children, proving that they started out life just like the rest of us mere mortals! First up, Edith Wharton (1867 – 1937) in a painting (at right) done when she was around 8 years old, by Edward Harrison May.

Despite the world of wealth and privilege in which she grew up, she didn’t come into her own until she started to have her writings published. Read More→


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