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Gertrude Stein [1874-1945]
Alice Toklas [1877-1987]

Gertrude Stein. American. Modernist writer and poet, patron of art. She moved to Paris, in 1903 where she met Alice B Toklas. They lived together until Stein’s death in 1946. Alice B Toklas wrote a famous Cook Book which is as much a memoir as a recipe book. Their favorite dog was a large white poodle called Basket.