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From the De Morgan Foundation via Wikipedia

Name Anna Maria Diana Wilhelmina Pickering Stirling Dates 26 August 1865  – 11 August 1965 (She died a few days short of her 100th birthday) Why She Rocked

  • As the sister and niece of prominent Pre-Raphelite painters, she had a great interest in art. She wrote several books including a biography of her sister and her brother-in-law, William De Morgan and His Wife
  • She sometimes wrote books under her father’s name Percival Pickering
  • She founded the De Morgan Centre for the Study of 19th Century Art and Society (Now part of the Wadsworth Museum)
  • Was involved in the Suffragette movement and corresponded with Emmeline Pankhurst

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