Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

Alcott was an American author who wrote one of the most popular children's books of all time, "Little Women" (1868-69). Educated by her father, she was a friend of Emerson and Thoreau. Alcott insisted upon contributing to the family finances and worked as a servant and seamstress. The letters she wrote while a Civil War nurse were published as "Hospital Sketches" (1863). As sequels to "Little Women" Alcott wrote "Good Wives" (1869), "Little Men" (1871), and "Jo's Boys" (1886).

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES27019
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
1244px
Width:
751px
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