She did a lot of sewing during the revolutionary war to make gaurd outfits for the british. According to A brief biography of Betsy ross “in May 1776 the continental congress members, George W, Robert Moris, and George Ross asked Betsy if she could sew the first flag.” On that fateful day, Betsy Ross sew every inch of the American flag.” Now we all remember that Betsy Ross’s widely credited for making the
Anne specifically wrote in her diary about how she wanted to become a writer, she believed that, with some work, she could accomplish this goal. Shortly after Anne’s death, Otto Frank, her father, had her famous diary published. “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank went on to sell millions of copies in 67 different languages. Anne Frank left behind a beautiful legacy, that is still being read
Born in May 22, 1844 - June 14, 1929, Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker she lived much of her adult life in France where she befriended Edgar Degas. Mary would paint images of the relationships between mother and their children. Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is apart of Pittsburgh. Her father Robert Simpson Castt (later Cassatt) was a successful stockbroker and her mother Katherine Kelso Johnston, came from a banking family. The name Cassatt came from the cousin of the artists Robert Henri.
Crumpler’s aunt was a woman who spent much of her time caring for sick neighbors and friends. In the beginning of her book, A Book of Medical Discourses, she explained that being surrounded by the work of her aunt is what made her form a liking to relieving the suffering of others, which is what pushed her to go into medicine. Crumpler became a nurse, a profession that did not require formal education in that time, and cared for patients in Massachusetts for eight years. She was eventually admitted to the New England Female Medical college in 1860, and graduated in 1864. She was the first and only African American to graduate the school due to it closing in 1873.
From the time of this marriage and after the birth of his 2 children, Butler concentrated on domestic subjects, painted indoors or in his garden, describing the daily life of his family. After dealing with a lingering illness, Butler’s wife died in 1899. Within the next year, he married Suzanna’s sister, Marthe, who cared for Butler’s 2 children. In 1914, Theodore Butler and his family moved to New York when Butler received a commission to paint mural panels for the home of William Paine, an American businessman who co-founded the brokerage firm, Paine Webber. Butler contributed two paintings to the 1913 Armory Show, a groundbreaking display of international modernist art in New York City (Marine and Fourteenth of July, Paris).
Many volumes that he wrote were also based on his live and the events he went through. Such as the poem “Virginia” he wrote after his wife’s death. Byron is still considered one of the greatest British poets who remains widely read and influential to people today, along with Poe. In April of 1827, Poe left his father to seek fortune. He then set out with Calvin
Oscar Fingal O 'Flahertie Willis Wilde was born in 1854 in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a doctor and his mother was a revolutionary poet. Given his mother 's profession, Wilde was exposed to the arts at a very young age through conversations and interactions with his mother 's peers (PowerPoint). In addition, his mother often dressed him up as a child, developing a keen interest in aesthetics in Wilde. His interest in beauty and the arts led him to Trinity College, Dublin, where he won the Berkeley Gold Medal for Greek, and to Magdalen College, Oxford for his graduate study, where his poem "Ravenna" won him the Newdigate Prize in 1878 (poetry foundation).
Edith Wharton Edith Wharton, an American writer, is an influential writer who has impacted our society and the culture of writing. Wharton lived seventy-five years; born in New York and soon raised, settled, and passed away in France. Born as Edith Jones, Wharton was born to a well-off family in which she received an outstanding education. By age sixteen, she had managed to (privately) print a collection of her poems. At age 23, her had experienced the death of her father and a couple failed romantic interests; to avoid late marriage, Edith Jones married Edward Wharton.
When World War II was at its first break, she was evacuated and sent to live with her maternal grandmother in Yorkshire. During Teenage years, Carter attended Streatham and Clapham High School, where she was ridiculed for her eating disorder, Anorexia Nervosa. After graduating, she attended the University of Bristol, where she majored in English literature. On all of her travels and expeditions, she also became fluent in French and German. Her first job was at the “Croydon Advertiser”, where she was hired as a journalist.
His wife worked several times as a model, especially for women in the garden, painted in late 1860. He was beginning to work with the landscape painting. However gave his portrait at sunrise in the Paris Museum. In addition graphic display to the public at the exhibition in 1874. It was a great success.