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Ethel Reed as the consort of King René

A very early image of Ethel Reed as the the consort of King René of Anjou in an amateur theatrical pageant in Boston; the role of King René was played by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. This sketch is reproduced from the Boston Daily Globe, 1 … Continue reading

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Time and the Hour (1896)

[Photo credit: National Museum of American Art] Time and the Hour (a Boston magazine), 1896. Poster.

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Stanwood — Boston Illustrated (1895)

[Photo credit: National Museum of American History] Edward Stanwood, Boston Illustrated (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1895). Poster. NMAH copy inscribed “Compliments of Ethel Reed | July – 1895.”

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Introduction

Ethel Reed had a brief but extraordinary career as a graphic artist in Boston and London during the 1890s. Born in Newburyport, Mass., in 1874, and a protégé of Laura C. Hills, she was largely self-taught as an artist. In … Continue reading

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