Is this Emily Dickinson?
Let’s look at images of a poet
I’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 “had nothing to do with Emily’s real appearance.”…