Punch,  55 (1868), 255.

Anthropological Discovery



News-Commentary, Drollery


Anthropology, Gender, Education, Amusement, Societies

    Discusses an extract from a paper by Luke O Pike read before the Anthropological Society. Pike claimed that 'however great the capacity of the female mind [...] it has a natural tendency to occupy itself with those pursuits that most adorn the mother'. Agrees with this claim, adding that the pursuit of fashion 'adorns' the daughter as well as the mother.

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