Alice Meynell (née Thompson)(1847-1922), Poet, essayist and journalist
Sitter in 7 portraits
Poet, essayist and journalist; daughter of T.J. Thompson, and sister of the artist Lady Butler; married the journalist, Wilfrid Meynell, 1877, helping him to write and to edit magazines; her first volume of poems, published 1893, established her reputation; noted for her beauty and charm.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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