Mary Artemisia Lathbury

LATHBURY, Mary Artemisia. b. Manchester, New York State, 10 August 1841; d. East Orange, New Jersey, 20 October 1913. Born into a Methodist pastor’s home, Lathbury studied art in Worcester, Massachusetts. She taught art and French at the Newbury Academy in Vermont, and later in New York. She co-authored Woman and Temperance: or, the work and workers of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (with Frances Elizabeth Willard, 1839-1898) (Hartford, Connecticut, 1883), and contributed prose, poetry, and illustrations to numerous magazines and church materials. Her publications included Out of darkness into light. Poems and drawings (Boston, 1879), Idyls of the months; poems and drawings (New...

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