Rebecca Onion

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Early Work

By Rebecca Onion

The childhood scribblings of writers far more famous than I can be found online in the vast attic of digital archives. Most of the juvenilia available on the Web date to the nineteenth century, when middle- and upper-class childhood was increasingly prized, and kids’ ephemera more likely to be saved. More

Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr.

(1929 - 1968)

Painting of Benjamin Franklin reading a batch of papers next to a classical bust.

Benjamin Franklin

(1706 - 1790)

Photograph of Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

(1899 - 1977)

Painting of William Wordsworth.

William Wordsworth

(1770 - 1850)

Portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

(1821 - 1881)

Black and white image of Roman philosopher and statesman Seneca the Younger.

Seneca the Younger

(4 BC - 65)

Black and white photograph of William Golding wearing an ascot.

William Golding

(1911 - 1993)

English writer Christopher Marlowe.

Christopher Marlowe

(1564 - 1593)

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