Suffrage Supporter, Highest Paid U.S. Columnist Fanny Fern CDV

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FANNY FERN (July 9, 1811 – October 10, 1872) was born Sara Payson Willis.  She was an American novelist, children’s writer, humorist, a suffrage supporter and a newspaper columnist. Her conversational style and focus on what mattered to her mostly middle-class female readers made her enormously popular. Fern was the highest paid US columnist, commanding $100 per week for her New York Ledger column. Her bes -known work, the fictional autobiography Ruth Hall (1854), has become a popular subject among feminist literary scholars.

Very nice CDV of Fern by Wm. H. Guild, Jr., Cambridge, MA.  Light toning.

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