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11. Modernist Portraits

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Marianne Moore - Selected Archive Items

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[4011] Carl Van Vechten, Portrait of Marianne Moore (1948),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-42513].
Moore, wearing bowtie, poses in front of a wall of books. Moore's poetry emphasized the natural world and, during and after World War II, social themes.

[5365] Frances Benjamin Johnston, Carlisle Indian School (1901),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-119133].
Photograph of students at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania. Poet Marianne Moore taught at the school for four years, after graduating from Bryn Mawr College.

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