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A painting of the outside of the pump room in Bath described in Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey". The website on which I found the painting also includes an excerpt from the novel describing the empowering "female intimacy" that is present in the…

The very personal and detailed diary of Samuel Pepys has been pasted down as one of, if not the finest historical source of the minutiae the 18th-century man. For the near-decade he keep his diary, Samuel Pepys collected his daily accounting of…
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