Laura Marquand Walker
(1857 - 1938)
Laura Marquand Walker was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Laura Walker is known for floral painting and fabric designs, photography, poetry.
Biography Laura Marquand Walker
Married to portrait and mural painter Henry Oliver Walker in 1888, Laura Walker spent the first summer of their lives together at Cornish, New Hampshire at the invitation of Thomas Dewing. The couple returned frequently, and she was active in the community, being one of the founders in August, 1897 of the Mothers' and Daughters' Club, which she then served as first president and for many years held the title of Honorary President.
She was a painter, including one work titled Delphiniums; creator and embroiderer of floral fabric designs; and writer of a privately published book of poetry, Quatrains; and an Autobiography, Beyond a Gilded Cage. Descriptions of her life from the autobiography are provided
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