Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ethel Knight, North Haven, 1911

Contributed by Camden Public Library


Edna St. Vincent Millay and her close friend and Camden High School classmate Ethel Knight are shown at Pulpit Harbor on North Haven.

Written on the back of the photo is, "On Pulpit Harbor, 1911 picnic with the Knights in Capt. Elwell's boat. Vincent and Ethel." The two graduated from Camden High School in 1909.

in 1912, Millay was "discovered" after enthusiastic reviews of her recitation of her poem "Renascence," which enabled her to attend Vassar and launched her literary career.

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  • Title: Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ethel Knight, North Haven, 1911
  • Creation Date: 1911
  • Subject Date: 1911
  • Local Name: Pulpit Harbor
  • Town: North Haven
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: ESVM Collection V. 4
  • Collection: Edna St. Vincent Millay Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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