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A short article on women’s bodies and social norms in the 18th c., written by an apprentice with Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. I especially enjoyed the paintings/plates included in the post, as well as the primary point about how difficult it is to look at the 18th century without the filter of our 21st century cultural norms.

An interesting read for sure. I especially found it interesting as I worked at a historical home (which interpreted this time period, primarily) while in high school, and this topic came up fairly often. Definitely something I’d enjoy reading more history concerning.

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