From Sophia Ruth Collingwood (1856-1937)

Scope and Content

Letters sent from Sophia Ruth Collingwood (1856-1937).

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1856 in Liverpool, Sophia Ruth Collingwood was the second child of William Collingwood and Marie Imhoff. She never married but travelled extensively around Europe, first with her father and later apparently alone. From her letters, it appears that like many of her relatives, she spent a good deal of time sketching and painting, particularly landscapes from her travels. She died in Liverpool 1937.