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Illustration of Puritan men in the process of a trial of a women accused of being a witch.

This is a corset that would have been worn by a female as a fashion statement. It would make the wearers waist appear small, while maintaining the size of her hips and bust.

The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives..pdf
The author compares English law to Civil law in instances of a women's abilities in different circumstances. It also includes the author's objections to different laws.

Part of a series of 4 oil paintings, Hogarth aimed to portray daily life in London. Morning in particular, depics a women sheilding herself from two men with women. It is set in Covent Garden, near the infamous Tom King's Coffee House (a coffee shop…

An older, appearing to me a Lady, woman is getting ready in front of the mirror while sitting down. Her maid is doing her hair and appears to be listening to her mistress.

The poemThe Rape of the Lock was Alexander Pope's depiction of 18th-century women who believed in the importance of beauty and self-worth. The main character, Belinda, highlights this overarching message in the poem when she finds herself mourning…

"Just as reasonable is it, to reckon women inferior to men, because their talents are in general not adapted to tread the horrid path of war, nor to trace the mazes and intricacies of science." (Alexander, 59)

This relates to times of when Roxana…

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The painting paints a scene from the famous opera at the time: The Beggar's Opera. In this scene, on trial for a robbery, Captain Macheath stands imprisoned in shackles with his two lovers sprawled on the floor pleading for his life. The two lovers…

Blog about the view of a female skeleton during the 18th century in comparison to male skeletons.

Louis-Leopold Boilly, a french painter, depicts a man who mistakes a wealthy woman for a prostitute.
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