, with her husband,
. The work of both Le Plongeons was dismissed and even ridiculed by most scholars during her lifetime, and after
's death she was almost completely forgotten except as the loyal wife of the opinionated Dr Le Plongeon.
was a writer, lecturer, photographer, and amateur archaeologist working from the 1870s. Her writings include field notes, a travel diary, a book of articles, two epic poems, several smaller poems and songs, and numerous articles. Most of her writings relate to her time spent in