(1852 - 1933)
Lina Beard was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Lina Beard is known for children's book illustration, handicrafts.
Biography Lina Beard
Beard, Mary Caroline “Lina” (1852-1933)
Author, artist. Born Cincinnati, Ohio; daughter of James Henry beard, N.A. (celebrated painter of portraits and animals), and Mary Caroline (Carter) Beard.
Educated Miss Collin’s private school, Covington, Kentucky; Wesleyan Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio; Dr. West’s Brooklyn Heights Seminary, Brooklyn, New York; studied art at Cooper Union* and Art Students League*, New York City, NY.
Interested in nature, art, handicrafts.
Founder and chief pioneer of National Organization of Girl Pioneers of America (sister organization of Boy Scouts of America). Author, with sister Adele Belle Beard. (see her biography)
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