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Madeline Yale Wynne
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1847
Newport
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1918
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Madeline Yale Wynne was a talented artist of the Arts & Crafts movement who credits her father, Linus Yale, Jr., with giving her metal working experience as a child in his lock shop right beside her brothers. She studied art with artist George Fuller, a close friend of her father's and later at the Museum School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, at the Arts Students' League in New York City and in Europe. Madeline married Henry Winn in 1865 and they had two sons but by 1874 they were separated. She lived and worked with her brother, Julian, in Chicago making jewelry but left when he died. She had a major influence on the Arts & Crafts Movement in Chicago and a group of artists there took the title of her short story "The Little Room" as the name of their salon. She spent six months of the year in Deerfield, Massachusetts where she was president of Deerfield Industries where artisans made and sold their crafts. Madeline often spent the remainder of the year with her mother near Boston. In 1883 she began sharing her home and studio with Miss Annie Putnam and changed the spelling of her last name. In 1885 she and Annie Putnam purchased The Manse in Deerfield and in 1904 they became year-round residents of Deerfield where they were very active practicing and supporting the arts. She was also an author and her short story "The Little Room" still appears in anthologies. In her later years she spent some winter months in Tryon, North Carolina. In the words of her son, Madeline Wynne was "a woman of many and various gifts, a spirit brilliant and rare. To her friends - and few people had so many friends - the greatest of her many successes was in the art of living." 1
 
 
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 Parents:
  Linus Yale (1821 - 1868)
  Catharine Brooks Yale (1818 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Philip Henry Wynne (1868 - 1919)*
  Sydney Yale Wynne (1870 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Brooks Yale (1845 - 1904)*
  Madeline Yale Wynne (1847 - 1918)
  Julian Linus Yale (1850 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arms Cemetery
Shelburne
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: L30
 
Created by: Daisy Sandheaver
Record added: May 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52832781
Madeline <i>Yale</i> Wynne
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Madeline <i>Yale</i> Wynne
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Madeline <i>Yale</i> Wynne
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Henry and Madeline had married November 4, 1865. Henry, (1837-1916), was educated at Yale and Harvard Law. He served in 52nd MA Regiment during the Civil War, in the MA House of Representatives in 1876 and was a MA State Senator in 1878.
- Kevin Avery
 Added: Oct. 9, 2017
Here's a link to one of her stories: http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2010/10/little-room.htmlhttp://www.loa.org/images/pdf/Wynne_Little_Room.pdf
- Karen
 Added: Jul. 14, 2011
Here's a link to one of her stories: http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2010/10/little-room.html
- Karen
 Added: Jul. 14, 2011
 
 
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