Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  2 (1853–54), 51–55.

Woman's Social Position in the Time of Elizabeth Contrasted with the Present

Clementa Grant




Gender, Education, Progress

    Notes that women's present progress in science was quite unknown in the sixteenth century but that at the Government School of Design in Dublin, women students were recently awarded prizes in botany, chemistry, geometry, and optics. Adds that the only scientific subject in which a male student won a prize was anatomy. Thinks this proves the 'present great improvement in the education of ladies' and their superiority over men. (55)

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