(1880 - 1958)
Anita Willets Burnham was active/lived in Illinois / Europe. Anita Burnham is known for genre, travel scene painting, illustration, etching, teaching.
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Following is a book review by Robyn DeKoven Grossberg of Round the World on A Penny by Anita Willets-Burnham
"Doing what can't be done is the glory of living." With that gently defiant introduction, Anita Willets-Burnham sweeps her readers away on a whirlwind journey through the pages of her family's travelogue book from, Round the World on a Penny. First published in 1933, the book chronicles the fascinations and foibles of world travel with a family of six during two separate ventures, the first for a year from 1921-1922 and the second from 1928-1930.
Better known to Winnetkans as the audacious transporter/owner/restorer of the c. 1820 log house on Tower Road, the oldest home in Winnetka and probably Co
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