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Portrait of Helen Hunt Jackson
"Ramona," 1909 LBC Pasadena Edition


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A.F. Harmer 1885

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Unattributed

Unattributed portrait of author Helen Hunt Jackson, used as frontispiece in Little, Brown & Co.'s 1909 "Pasadena Edition" of Jackson's 1884 novel, "Ramona," which she loosely based on an earlier visit to the Del Valle family's Rancho Camulos along the road from Saugus to Ventura.

Reading:

"Ramona" (complete text);

The Home of Ramona by Charles Franklin Carter, published 1902;

Rancho Camulos: National Register of Historic Places Nomination, San Buenaventura Research Associates, 1996.


LW2434: 9600 dpi jpeg from book page.
HELEN HUNT JACKSON & RAMONA

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Camulos Visit,
SoCal Observations
(Odell 1939)

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Portraits x2

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Full Text


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HHJ Gravesite 1912
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I Knew Ramona, by Jose Jesus Lopez
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Roberts Story 1886
Carter Story 1900/02
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"Narrow Trail" by Wyeth 1939
Story: Ventura Museum 1998
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