Vintage matte-finish 4 x 6 full-length photo Madame Chiang posing outdoors, signed in fountain pen, "Mayling Soong Chiang." Reverse bears a collector's notation: "Taken by Mildred Smith Green at Luncheon Mayling gave for a few of her Wellesley Classmates—at her home in Riverdale, NY, 6/15/45." In fine condition, with a crease to left side passing through her lower dress.
In 1914, Mayling transferred to Wellesley College to be closer to her older brother, T. V., who was studying at Harvard. She graduated from Wellesley as one of the 33 'Durant Scholars' on June 19, 1917, with a major in English literature and minor in philosophy. She was also a member of Tau Zeta Epsilon, Wellesley's Arts and Music Society.
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