Born November 9~ Mary Hallock Foote

Mary Hallock Foote (November 9, 1847-June 25, 1938) was an American author and illustrator best known for her stories and novels portraying life in mining communities of the old American West.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hallock_Foote

Cinching Up by Mary Hallock Foote
1889 / Wood engraving / Image 6-7/8″x4-15/16″ / Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, NY

Mary Hallock Foote on Old Book Illustrations: https://www.oldbookillustrations.com/artists/hallock-foote-mary/

Further reading:
https://thenorthstarhouse.org/mhf-artwork/
https://www.illustrationhistory.org/artists/mary-hallock-foote
https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2017/11/09/milton-born-mary-hallock-foote-captured-life-in-the-wild-west-on-paper/

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