The Red Rose Girls by Alice A. Carter
An Uncommon Story of Art and Love

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This is the biography of illustrators Jessie Wilcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Muralist Violet Oakley, who took over the Red Rose Inn, a picturesque estate on Philadelphia's Main Line. They made a pact to live together forever - until one of them created havoc by marrying.
 

About Alice A. Carter

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Carter is a professor at the School of Art and Design at San Jose State University.
 
Published March 1, 2000 by Harry N. Abrams. 216 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Gay & Lesbian, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Three of the first American women artists to achieve fame and fortune in the Victorian era--Jessie Willcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green and Violet Oakley--lived unconventional lives marked by a rema

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Three of the first American women artists to achieve fame and fortune in the Victorian era--Jessie Willcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green and Violet Oakley--lived unconventional lives marked by a remarkable degree of collaboration.

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