Lindsay, Caroline Blanche Elizabeth, Lady (F)

Surname: Lindsay
Forename(s): Caroline Blanche Elizabeth
b. 1845. d. 4 August 1912. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, song writer, novelist, short story writer, children’s author, painter, and patron of the arts. Alternative signature: Blanche Lindsay. Née Fitzroy. Married the painter Sir Coutts Lindsay in 1864 and established and funded the Grosvenor Gallery with him, although their separation in 1882 caused the gallery to close. Well connected to many eminent painters and writers, including Edward Burne-Jones and Robert Browning. Publications include Lyrics, and Other Poems (1890), The King’s Last Vigil, and Other Poems (1894), The Flower Seller, and Other Poems (1896), The Apostle of the Ardennes (1899), From a Venetian Balcony, and Other Poems of Venice and the Near Lands (1903). Authored The Art of Poetry with Regard to Women Writers, and read it to the Literature Meeting of the Women’s International Congress in 1899. Biographical information: Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 282; At the Circulating Library; Orlando. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Her Last Letter 1880-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14739
A Child Flower 1888-04 Atalanta Poet 1772
Lavender 1888-10 Atalanta Poet 1830
The East Neuk 1889-09 Atalanta Poet 1944
“What are my darling’s eyes? They are blue as wild cornflowers” 1890-12 Atalanta Poet 12811
To My Bullfinch 1891-10 Atalanta Poet 2160
A Violin-Maker in the North 1892-04 Atalanta Poet 2183
With a Rose 1893-08 Atalanta Poet 2270