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The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston
The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston

“If I have been proud of you and your work and put you on a pedestal, as you say, please let me keep you there, for you deserve it surely and that is my way of loving.”

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Emma Darwin’s Stirring Love Letter to Charles
Emma Darwin’s Stirring Love Letter to Charles

“I feel in my inmost heart your admirable qualities & feelings & all I would hope is that you might direct them upwards.”

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Turning Abruptly from Friendship to Love: Sartre’s Piercing Love Letter to Simone Jollivet
Turning Abruptly from Friendship to Love: Sartre’s Piercing Love Letter to Simone Jollivet

“I am mastering my love for you and turning it inwards as a constituent element of myself.”

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Pioneering Anthropologist Margaret Mead’s Beautiful Love Letters to Her Soul Mate
Pioneering Anthropologist Margaret Mead’s Beautiful Love Letters to Her Soul Mate

“The thought of you now makes me a little unbearably happy.”

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Oscar Wilde’s Stirring Love Letters to Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas
Oscar Wilde’s Stirring Love Letters to Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas

“It is a marvel that those red rose-leaf lips of yours should be made no less for the madness of music and song than for the madness of kissing.”

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How Charles Eames Proposed to Ray Eames: His Disarming 1941 Handwritten Love Letter
How Charles Eames Proposed to Ray Eames: His Disarming 1941 Handwritten Love Letter

A modernist fairy tale of true partnership.

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