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(1854-1947), Woodcarver and teacher

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Edith Plowden, by Bourne & Shepherd - NPG x129617

Edith Plowden

by Bourne & Shepherd
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x129617

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Sophie Plowden

16 December 2019, 09:40

This is Edith Ramsay Chicheley Plowden, born 2nd October 1854. Escaped with life in Meerut 1857 with her brother. Was in Lahore as a young woman looking after her brothers when Kipling went out there, and took him under her wing. Was his lifelong friend and correspondent, but he used to destroy all the letters he got at the end of each day. Her papers are at Sussex University. She became an artist, in woodcarving. She died in 1947.

Jonathan

26 July 2019, 16:26

This may be a photograph of Edith Plowden, the wife of Judge Philip Plowden in Agra, India.

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