In America, being the quiet person in the room often means being discounted. At school, on the playground, or in the office, we are taught that if you want to be liked, if you want to matter, then you need to be outgoing. You need to be an extrovert. But what about the people who don’t work like that?
She was artistic, ambitious, smart, creative, independent, and Tiffany lamps might never have been created if not for her. Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland is the fictionalized account of the real life Clara Driscoll, the woman credited with creating the first Tiffany lamps.