Woman of the Century/Annie Rothwell
ROTHWELL, Mrs. Annie, poet, born in London, Eng., in 1837. Her father, Daniel Fowler, ANNIE ROTHWELL. is an artist of wide reputation, who won the only medal given for water-color work to American artists in the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition in 1876. Miss Fowler removed with her family to Canada, when she was four years old. They settled in Kingston, Ont., where most of her life was passed. She was well educated, and spent three years in England. She was married at an early age. She wrote verses in her first years, but none of her childish productions have been published. She contributed many short prose stories to American, Canadian and English magazines, and some of her best poems have appeared in the "Magazine of Poetry." She has published four novels. "Alice Gray " (1873), "Edge Tools" (1880), "Requital" ( 1886), and "Loved I Not Honor More" (1887). During the Kiel Rebellion in Canada, in 1885, she wrote a number of poems on that incident that attracted wide notice. Much of her best work has been published in the United States. She was married young, but was early left a widow. Her home is now in Kingston.