Rogers, Mary Eliza (F)

b. 1 May 1827. d. 18 February 1910. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, travel writer, wood carver, and designer. Pseudonym: “M. E.” Daughter of the wood carver William Gibbs Rogers (1792-1875), who was sculptor in wood to Queen Victoria. Contributor to periodicals such as *Art Journal* and *Sharpe’s*. Author of the poetry volume *My Vis-à-Vis; or, Harry’s Account of His Courtship, and Other Poems* (1865), and a travelogue *Domestic Life in Palestine* (1862), written while visiting her brother, Edward Thomas Rogers, in 1855 to 1862, while he was vice-consul in Haifa. Biographical information: Lohrli 415; “Mary Eliza Rogers,” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain & Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database, 2011 <https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=ann_1400512394> (12 June 2020). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Saint Valentine 1851-02-15 Household Words Poet 1168
The Mistletoe Bough; or, the Romance of the Rose 1859-12-24 Once a Week Poet 247
Confessions of St. Valentine 1861-02-16 Once a Week Poet 432