Monthly Archives: July 2015

Foundling Museum’s Art Happens campaign

The Foundling Museum, WSG’s kind host for this year’s seminar series, is putting on an exhibition that WSG followers can really get behind.  It falls a little bit outside WSG’s time period, but it is about the nineteenth-century idea of the “Fallen Woman” … Continue reading

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WSG member Sara Read’s new book: Maids, Wives and Widows

Following on from Julie Peakman’s new biography of the Georgian courtesan Peg Plunkett, WSG would also like to highlight WSG member (and WSG’s chief Twitterer) Sara Read’s new book Maids, Wives and Widows: Exploring Early Modern Women’s Lives 1540-1740, which came … Continue reading

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Remembering Jane Mears

Last month long-term WSG member Jane Mears, a former teacher and a PhD student at King’s College London, died after a long and quietly fought battle with cancer.  WSG members Angela Escott and Elizabeth Eger attended Jane’s funeral at the … Continue reading

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