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Lucy Monroe Calhoun

 (1865 - 1950)
Lucy Monroe Calhoun was active/lived in Illinois / China.  Lucy Calhoun is known for photographs of China, Japan, Cambodia, Philippines from 1910 to 1932.

Biography   Lucy Monroe Calhoun


Lucy Monroe Calhoun was born in 1865; she was the sister of poet and editor Harriet (Stone) Monroe. Lucy became a freelance art critic for Chicago and national newspapers, and served as an editorial reader for the Herbert S. Stone publishing company.

In 1904, she married William James Calhoun, known as “Cal,” who was appointed ambassador to China by President Taft. They reached Beijing in 1910.

In her memoir Lucy detailed all the political upheaval of the period. In addition, she outlined all the various activities and entertainments that accompany the work of an ambassador, among them dinner parties, plays, music and musicals, tiffin (a light, midday meal), and excursions.

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