I've wondered for a long time, is there anywhere an absolute answer as
to which photo was that of the miniature? Or is there one opinion
more credible than others? I know sources have cited different
pictures, and I seem to recall the great Vic Doyno doubting certain
authors' claims, as did Jervis Langdon Jr.
-- Ron Owens
On Oct 23, 2010, at 10:07 AM, Harold Bush wrote:
> In September 1867, Sam saw a little picture of Olivia Langdon,
> sister of
> 18-year-old Charles Langdon, Elmira native, while on board the ship
> City and "fell madly in love." All of which is well known.
> Does anyone know off the top of your head WHERE this occurred? i.e.
> I seem
> to recall somewhere they were supposedly anchored in one of the
> ports, for
> some reason I'm thinking Napoli; or Athens?? any help?
> ps -- I recognize that the location, and perhaps even the incident,
> benefited from 20/20 vision retrospectively speaking ....
> thanks, -hb
> Harold K. Bush, Ph.D
> Professor of English
> Saint Louis University
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