Everyone was a child once, even serious wordsmiths. Let’s get started:
A pouty Eugene O’Neill:
Eugene O’Neill, 1892-1894.
A winsome George Sand:
George Sand at Six.
A focused James Joyce:
James Joyce, 1888.
A dreamy Simone de Beauvoir:
Simone de Beauvoir.
A composed Kahlil Gibran:
A contemplative Beatrix Potter:
Beatrix Potter by Rupert Potter, circa 1876.
A restless Ernest Hemingway:
Ernest Hemingway (far right, standing) with his family, 1905.
Beatrix Potter is so cute with her sweet, little-girl hat.
These are really interesting to see. Thanks for posting!
My pleasure. I thought that it would be fun to share images of them as children. It kind of humanizes them.