Hal, the Houghton Library has a photo of the Howells family, ca. 1875,
showing Winifred at age 12, John Mead at 7, and Mildred at 3. We got
permission from the Houghton and used it in our *Mark Twain's Letters,*
Volume 6, page 678. You can find it online at marktwainproject.org.
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:53 AM, Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Friends, some of you may have seen this on the C19 List; I'm hitting a
> deadline and desperate for something new (or anything) of Winny so please
> let me know... -hb
> Does anyone know of any good, glossy/slick illustrations or photos of
> Winifred Howells (*1863-1889, daughter of W. D. Howells)*?? Or any a high
> resolution digital copies? Or --last option: good photos of her in any
> Winnie was a poet, and daughter of W. D. Howells. I am looking for an
> illustration or 2 for my book project on American authors and their
> deceased children, and how it impacted their writings. Ideally it would be
> a photo of her and her father or parents; I cannot seem to find anything
> like that, however.
> A couple decent images of Winny are on-line are at NYPL:
> any leads are much appreciated, --Hal B.
> Prof. Harold K. Bush
> Professor of English
> 3800 Lindell
> Saint Louis University
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