Pamela Lyndon Travers(1899-1996), Children's writer, poet and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
The children's author was born in Australia and came to England as a dancer and actress. Her story of the magical nanny, Mary Poppins, was an immediate success on publication in 1934 and subsequently became a classic both of children's literature and film.
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