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Emilia Cimino Folliero, 1854-after 1935

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1854.08.05
Place of Birth: Mareil Mairly
Date of Death: 1935 after
Place of Death:

Identity:

Emilia Cimino Folliero was a painter and poet.

Life:

Folliero spent much of her early life as a governess until she turned to painting. She later developed Suffragettist sympathies and became a friend and supporter of Sylvia Pankhurst.

Bibliography:

Pankhurst, Richard, 'Suffragette Sisters in Old Age: Unpublished Correspondence between Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst, 1953–57,' Women's History Review, vol. 10, no. 3, 2001, pp. 483-527.