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

Author: Judith Flanders
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: 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
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Flanders
ISBN: 0393052109 9780393052107
OCLC Number: 57366078
Description: xxiii, 392 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Childhood --
Marriage and children --
Empty nests --
Old age and death.
Responsibility: Judith Flanders.
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