Elizabeth Lincoln Gould (d. 1914)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 3 in. ( 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Signed: at bottom:"Laura Hills"
The subject was born in Boston, the daughter of Charles and Sarah (Wheeler) Gould. Her literary career began around 1900 when her stories were published in "Youth's Companion" and when she wrote plays adapted from Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" and "Little Men." She became quite well-known as an author of children's stories; among her many books were "Little Polly Prentiss" (1902), "Felicia" (1908), and "The Admiral's Little Housekeeper" (1910).
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
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