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A circle of sisters : Alice Kipling, Georgiana Burne-Jones, Agnes Poynter and Louisa Baldwin

Autore: Judith Flanders
Editore: New York : W.W. Norton & Co. 2005.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st American edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Daughters of a poor Methodist minister, the Macdonald sisters started life precariously stationed in the lower-middle class. Denied the advantage of a traditional education, or the expectation of social advancement, as wives and mothers they made a single family of a famous painter (Georgiana's husband, pre-Raphaelite Edward Burne-Jones), a president of the royal Academy (Agnes' husband, painter-critic Edward  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
Persona incaricata: Louisa Baldwin; Georgiana Burne-Jones, Lady; Alice Kipling; Agnes Poynter; McDonald family.; Georgiana Burne-Jones; Agnes Poynter; Louisa Baldwin; Louisa Baldwin; Georgiana Burne-Jones, Lady; Alice Kipling; McDonald family.; Agnes Poynter
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Judith Flanders
ISBN: 0393052109 9780393052107
Numero OCLC: 57366078
Descrizione: xxiii, 392 p. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Childhood --
Marriage and children --
Empty nests --
Old age and death.
Responsabilità: Judith Flanders.
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The MacDonald sisters started life in the lower-middle classes, denied the advantages of education and the expectation of social advancement. Yet, as wives and mothers, they connected a famous  Per saperne di più…

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