Bowley, May (F)

Surname: Bowley
Forename(s): Sophia May
Nationality: English. VIAF.
Illustrator. Sister of Ada Leonora Bowley. Educated at Blackheath School of Art with her sister, Ada Bowley. Produced art for postcard manufacturers such as Raphael Tuck. Illustrated books by Edith Nesbit, with whom she was friends. Corresponded with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about his interest in fairies. Biographical information: Eleanor Fitzsimons, The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit, Abrams Press, 2019, p. 142. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Will O’ The Wisp 1890-11 Atalanta Illustrator 2053
“What shall I do to please my Queen” 1892-01 Atalanta Illustrator 2173
Summer 1892-09 Atalanta Illustrator 2214
The Violin Player 1892-11 Atalanta Illustrator 2237
Fairy-Land 1893-02 Atalanta Illustrator 2253
The Land of Cocaigne 1893-09 Atalanta Illustrator 2272