Mexico city

By Olive Percival

  • Release Date : 2015-08-20
  • Genre : Culture, Places & People
  • FIle Size : 1.47 MB


Mexico city Olive May Graves Percival (July 1, 1868 - February 18, 1945) was a multi-talented writer, photographer, gardener, artist, and bibliophile in Los Angeles. Although she earned her living as an insurance clerk, she wrote for a variety of magazines, authored several books, and was sought after as a lecturer on gardens, New England antiques, Japanese ceramics, and children’s books, among other subjects. After her trip to Mexico in 1899, she published "Mexico City: An Idler's Notebook," illustrated with her own photographs. Parker's advertised the book in the Los Angeles Times.