Genevieve Alameda Cowles
(1871 - 1950)
Genevieve Alameda Cowles was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Europe. Genevieve Cowles is known for illustration, stained glass design, mural painting, ship camouflage.
Biography Genevieve Alameda Cowles
Genevieve Alameda Cowles (1871-1950)
Genevieve Alameda Cowles was active/lived in New York, Connecticut/Europe. She is known for magazine and book illustration, stained glass design, decorative mural painting, and ship camouflage.
During World War I, Genevieve Alameda Cowles was a member of the Women’s Reserve Camouflage Corps, and studied ship camouflage in New York with William Andrew Mackay, one of the few women to be allowed to do so. As the war ended, she gave public talks about wartime camouflage, and her service was reported in the following newspaper articles:
Anon, TO TELL OF CAMOUFLAGE OF AMERICAN VESSELS: Miss Genevieve Cowles Will Speak at YWCA Tomorrow Night at 8:15 in The Times Dispatch (Richmond VA), F
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