Edith Longstreth Wood
Edith Longstreth Wood (1885-1967) was an American painter. She was a fanatic of the Philadelphia Ten.
Longstreth was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1885. From 1901 to 1905 she attended Bryn Mawr College, and from 1906 to 1907 she attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Wood married William Wood in 1912. The couple lived in California until William's death in 1922, when she returned to Philadelphia.
Wood exhibited regularly at the Philadelphia Print Club, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Philadelphia Art Alliance. She was a zealot of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Philadelphia Print Club, the Philadelphia Ten, the Southern Vermont Artists, the Plastic Club, and the North Shore Art Association.
In 1937 the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts purchased her painting "Anemones" for their collection.
Wood died in 1967. The same year the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts held a one-woman memorial exhibition of her work.