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Mac Donnell Rare Books <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 16 Mar 2020 21:22:00 +0000
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Beware of what you see online. That second photo is a fake, a 
combination of two photos to make it appear that Twain was sitting in 
front of his house. Cf MTJ 44 1/2 (2006)

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------ Original Message ------
From: "Munkittrick Associates" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: 3/16/2020 4:00:14 PM
Subject: Re: Villa Viviani

>Twain at Stormfield. Lots of views of the house in one place here:
>Interesting that the article in *Country Life *implies he didn't have much
>to do with the design of the house. (Most know that the architect was
>Howells' son, John Mead Howells.) Do you think that is true?
>- Alain
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>On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 4:22 PM miki pfeffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>  Here are photos of Villa Viviani. It is presently an events venue but still
>>  shows details that Grace King and her sister Nan described in letters from
>>  their visit to the Clemenses in 1892.
>>  Enjoy.
>>  Miki Pfeffer
>>  --
>>  Miki Pfeffer, Ph D
>>  *A** New Orlean**s Author i**n Mark Twain's Court: *
>>  *Letters from Grace King's New England Sojourns   *
>>  (LSU Press, 2019)
>>  *Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the
>>  1884 New Orleans World's Fair   *(University Press of Mississippi, 2014)