Author Information At the Circulating Library
Author: Mary Lovett Cameron (1848–1930)
Biography: Mary Lovett Cameron was born in 1848 in Wavertree, Lancashire, the daughter of Irish-born Charles Francis Lovett Cameron. She never married and at some time early in her life moved to the coast of Cornwall. Cameron wrote a three-volume novel 'Twixt Cup and Lip (1874) set on the Devon coast. She lived and worked as an artist in St. Ives, Cornwall, where she rented a studio and wrote articles about art. In later years, she wrote three travel books about Italy: Old Etruria and Modern Tuscany (1909), Umbria, Past and Present (1913), and The Inquiring Pilgrim's Guide to Assisi (1926). She died in 1930.