Ross, Janet (F)

b. 24 February 1842. d. 23 August 1927. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, travel writer, historian, and biographer. Née Duff Gordon. Daughter of translator and author Lucie Duff Gordon. Born in London. Closely connected with major figures in literary and artistic circles including Caroline Norton, William Makepeace Thackeray, Amelia Opie, Charles Babbage, and Tom Taylor. Moved to Dresden to learn German, and then to Paris to learn French. Married Henry James Ross on 5 December 1860. Moved to Egypt in 1861 and became Egyptian correspondent for *The Times*. Moved to Italy in 1869 and wrote travel guides and other works about the country. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A View Near Taranto 1888-10 Woman’s World Poet 655
A View in the Val d’Arno 1890 Woman’s World Poet 1058