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  • Andrea P

    A rare YOUNG Mark Twain portrait from the early-1850s. Quintessential American author. Wildly humorous, brilliantly observant, clever and socially aware. Ahead of his time.

  • Patrice DeTal

    A young Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) 1850's

  • The Magical Kingdom

    Young Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens.

  • Mari Christie / Mariana Gabrielle

    Mr Samuel Clemens is the publisher of the Teatime Tattler. (Though not the proprietor. The identity of the proprietor is a well kept secret. Mr Clemens is the brother of John Clemens who will one day father another Samuel, a sixth son who will go on to become a reporter and a rather famous writer under a pen name.

  • Marcia Witt

    19th century America. Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain). Humorist. This early picture from the 1850's is one not often seen.

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Twain . I realize now, that people who do not like to read, usually, are people who have a hard time reading, or have an attention deficit disorder. Something that should have been dealt with when the child was young...perhaps a brain-eye disconnect. Don't always blame the child, please. It isn't their fault.