“Mark Twain Receiving a Laurel Wreath from Joan of Arc at the Dinner of the Society of American Illustrators”

“Mark Twain was the guest of honor at a recent dinner at the Aldine Association given by the Society of American Illustrators. When he arose to speak a young woman clad in armor to represent Joan of Arc appeared and presented him with a laurel wreath in recognition of his admirable chronicle of the life of the Maid of Orleans, which was published anonymously”

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