Is this Emily Dickinson?

Letโ€™s look at images of a poet

Iโ€™ve been thinking about Emily Dickinson, and I wondered what she looked like. What images are available of the poet who lived from 1830 to 1886?

The visual record seems to begin around age nine when a painter named Otis Allen Bullard did a portrait of Emily with her siblings, Austin and Lavinia.

Lavinia later said the childhood portrait โ€œhad nothing to do with Emilyโ€™s real appearance.โ€โ€ฆ




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