Punch,  27 (1854), 47.

The Chemistry of Common Domestic Life



Announcement, Spoof


Chemistry, Domestic Economy, Gender, Lecturing

    Presents summaries of a series of lectures to be presented 'By a Strong-Minded Woman—with a strong Chemical Turn'. The lectures have less to do with technical aspects of chemistry than domestic problems and include such topics as 'The Odours (including musk and patchouli) we love best, and the Smells we dislike most, especially that filthy tobacco-smoke'.

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