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Catharine Amy Dawson Scott

© Ginevra Avalle / PEN International
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© Ginevra Avalle / PEN International

Catharine Amy Dawson Scott

Portrait of Catharine Amy Dawson Scott, founder of PEN International. Dawson-Scott founded PEN in London in October 1921, enlisting a group of fellow writers to join her in creating the first London club where writers of both sexes could meet. This portrait was donated to PEN International by Marjorie-Ann Watts, Dawson Scott’s granddaughter, in 2003. The photograph of this portrait was taken by Ginevra Avalle, Archives Collection Manager at PEN International (2018-21).

Catharine Amy Dawson Scott

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Catharine Amy Dawson Scott

Retrato de Catharine Amy Dawson Scott, fundadora de PEN Internacional. Dawson-Scott fundó PEN en Londres en octubre de 1921, uniendo un grupo de colegas escritores para crear el primer club de Londres tanto para hombres como mujeres. Este retrato fue cedido a PEN Internacional por Marjorie-Ann Watts, nieta de Dawson Scott, en 2003. La fotografía de este retrato fue tomada por Ginevra Avalle, Manager de la Colección de Archivos de PEN Internacional (2018-21).

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