The Women Lecturer's Association
Lecturing, Gender, Museums, Patronage
After noting that even 'in the holidays the lady lecturer is with us, and popular classes are to be held (mainly for the boys and girls at home from school) in the Natural History Museum', complains that 'The Natural History Museum alone is maintained at a cost of about £43,000 a year, rather a heavy price to pay for an institution which is apparently used mainly as the nursery-governess's rendezvous with her young man, and a convenient place for "hide-and-seek" for the children'.
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