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Ann Thackeray


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George Barnett Smith : The Works of Thackeray

"I think that Miss Thackeray and my wife have expressed to you their great pleasure in your article on their father."

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Ann Thackeray      Print: Serial / periodical


Frances Burney : The Diary and Letters

'... Anne Thackeray ... discovered ... [Burney's Diary and Letters] in her father's library and felt inspired to become a diarist and novelist ...'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Anne Thackeray      Print: Book


Sir Henry Cole : The Home Treasury - Felix Summerly's Fairy Tale Book

From Anne Thackeray Ritchie's 'Memoir for Laura': 'One of the nicest things that ever happened to us when we were children at Paris was the arrival of a huge parcel, which my Grannie cut open and inside there were piles and piles of the most beautiful delightful wonderful fairy tale books all painted with pictures ? I thought they would never come to an end but alas! in a week we had read them all. They were called the Felix Summerly series'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Anne Isabella Thackeray      Print: Book


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