Dancing on a sunny plain , 2012
Dancing on a sunny plain : the life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis.
- Additional Title(s):
Life of Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis
- West Haven, Connecticut : Yale University, 2012.
- Physical Description:
-  pages : illustrations ; 15 x 21 cm
- Reference LibraryV 2579Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Printed for the exhibition held at the Lewis Walpole Library 29 October 29, 2012 through 1 March, 2013 and curated by Susan Odell Walker.
Celebrating their twentieth anniversary, Annie Burr Auchincloss Lewis (1902-1959) used Horace Walpole's words to describe her partnership with Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis: "Life seems to me as if we were dancing on a sunny plain." Annie Burr certainly shared her husband's informed enthusiasm for Walpole, but her legacy extends beyond her well-known role as W.S. Lewis's wife and partner. A gifted photographer and cataloger, she dedicated herself to family and friends, philanthropy and service. This exhibition, on view in Farmington through early 2013, explores her remarkable life through material selected from the Library's rich archives.
- Subject Terms:
- Lewis, Annie Burr Auchincloss, 1902-1959