Florence Susan Harrison
(1877 - 1955)
Florence Susan Harrison was active/lived in England, Belgium, Australia. Florence Harrison is known for literature illustration for children's books, poetry and magazines.
Biography Florence Susan Harrison
Florence Susan was the second daughter of Captain Norwood Harrison and his wife Lucy. Their first daughter Edith died during early childhood and two younger brothers Arthur and Godfrey, were born later. The family were Anglicans and much of Florence's education must have been carried out by her closest family during long periods at sea with her parents.
Between voyages, however, she attended a school run by a relative in Folkestone. Her first published illustrations appeared in Rhymes and Reasons (Blackie 1905) and the popularity of that book quickly led to a further commission entitled The Rhyme of a Run. Both of these books were aimed at the expanding children's market of the time. They were very well received : the
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