Elisabeth Luther Cary





Elisabeth Luther Cary


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
May 18, 1867

Died
July 13, 1936


Elisabeth Luther Cary (May 18, 1867 – July 13, 1936) was an American writer and art critic.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of Edward and Elisabeth (Luther) Cary. Her father was editor of the Brooklyn Union and later became a New York Times editorial writer. Elisabeth was privately educated and from 1885–1898 she studied art. From 1893–1895, she translated three novels from French. In the years that followed she published a series of studies on prominent literary figures. In 1904, she collaborated with Annie M. Jones to produce a book of recipes inspired by quotes from famous literary figures titled, Books and My Food. She began publishing a monthly small art magazine called The Scrip in 1905.

In 1908, she was named the first
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