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Emilie Benson Knipe


(1870 - 1958)

Emilie Benson Knipe

Emily (Emilie) Benson married Alden Arthur Knipe. She began her art studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago in 1915. She specialized in book illustration and floral paintings.

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The Story of Old Ironsides: The Cradle of the United States Navy (1928)

This is a history of the first of the United States Navy ‘super frigates.’ They were so strongly built that iron shot bounced off their sides in battle.

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Author(s): Alden Arthur Knipe
Emilie Benson Knipe
Illustrator(s): Mead Schaeffer

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