Thompson Davies, Maria
A woman of many talents – Daviess wrote 13 novels, made a mark in artistic circles, and lent massive support to the woman suffrage movement.
After graduating as an art student from Peabody College, Nashville she travelled to Europe. There she earned great acclaim for her photographs and miniatures. In 1904 she returned to America and started teaching art. Her interest then shifted to writing and she penned 13 novels and an autobiography, Seven Times Seven (1923), in a span of fifteen years. Her writings are known for their optimism. She also adapted her novels for stage.
Daviess was a great supporter of the women’s right to vote and played a vital role in helping women of Tennessee attain this goal.
Daviess was an American writer and artist. She earned great acclaim for her photographs and miniatures. She also penned thirteen novels and an autobiography. She also adapted her novels for stage.