Voices from the Beinecke Library


Photographs of women named Jane in the Yale Collection of American Literature

Jane Bowles, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1951

Jane Heap, photographed in Paris by Berenice Abbott, 1927


Jane White, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941


Jane DeLynn, photographed by Robert Giard, 1991


Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format.

Photographs by Robert Giard are used with permission of the copyright holder, Jonathan G. Silin; permission is required to publish Giard photographs in any format.


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