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Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827-1891)

Sheila R. Herstein

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827-1891)

a mid-Victorian feminist

by Sheila R. Herstein

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Written in English

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  • Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith, -- 1827-1891,

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    Statementby Sheila R. Herstein.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22150368M


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Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827-1891) by Sheila R. Herstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Mid-Victorian Feminist, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon Hardcover – January 1, by Sheila R Herstein (Author)Author: Sheila R Herstein.

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Feminist, Artist and Rebel Paperback – J Cited by: 8. First published in Reprints material from the 's and 's, a period which marked a turning point in the history of British Feminism. At the centre of this was Barbara Leigh Smith. Reviews of Books Smith Bodichon has only partially rectified the situation.

Barbara Leigh Smith was born into a prominent Dissenter family inthe oldest of five children born to Benjamin Leigh Smith, a Radical MP, and Anne Longden, a milli-ner's apprentice whom he never married but with whom he lived for seven years until her death. A Mid‐Victorian Feminist, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon.

By Sheila R. Herstein. Religion in the Lives of English Women, – By Gail Malmgreen. The Transformation of Britain, – [Vol.

5 of The Making of Britain, – Edited by Andrew Wheatcroft.] By G. Mingay. Written by artist and feminist activist Barbara Leigh Smith, Women and Work is a radical pamphlet that was published in during a decade of mounting feminist activity in England. Women and Work argues for women’s equal rights to education, employment opportunities and financial independence, within a range of professions.

Trübner & Company, - Electronic book - 39 pages 0 Reviews In an attempt to arm women with information concerning their legal status, Bodichon reviews and criticizes laws regarding marriage, divorce, women's property rights, etc. A brief summary in plain language of the most important laws concerning women: together with a few observations thereon A brief summary in plain language of the most important laws concerning women: together with a few observations thereon by Smith, Barbara Leigh.

Publication date Topics Women Publisher London: Holyoake and :   In Barbara Smith married an eminent French physician, Eugène Bodichon, continuing, however, to lead the movements that she had initiated on behalf of English women.

In she had published her Brief Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon book in Plain Language of the Most Important Laws Concerning Women, which had a useful effect in helping forward the passage of the Married Women’s Property Act.

(1) In a book she wrote inLouise Garrett Anderson described how in a group of women under the leadership of Barbara Bodichon, began meeting at Langham Place in London. In Barbara Bodichon had started an office in Langham Place to act as a bureau for helping women to find paid work.

First published in Reprints material from the 's and 's, a period which marked a turning point in the history of British Feminism. At the centre of this was Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, whose pioneering schemes to improve the status of women made these years some of the richest in debate and reform.

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon was the most unconventional and influential Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon book of the Victorian women's movement. Enormously talented, energetic and original, she was a feminist, law-reformer, painter, journalist, the close friend of George Eliot and a cousin of Florence Nightingale.

Signed at end: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags). Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon was the most unconventional and influential leader of the Victorian women's movement.

Enormously talented, energetic and original, she was a feminist, law-reformer, painter, journalist, the close friend of George Eliot and a cousin of Florence Nightingale.

As a Author: Pam Hirsch. Barbara Bodichon (nee Leigh Smith) was born on 8 April at Whatlington, Sussex, sister of the Arctic explorer, Benjamin Leigh Smith (). She was educated privately and studied political economy, law and art at Bedford Square Ladies College, London, becoming a painter of some renown.

Although Barbara Leight Smith Bodichon was ""individualistic to the point of eccentricity,"" there are few signs of individualism, much less ""eccentricity,"" in this curiously torpid biography.

The author admits she was tempted to tell Bodichon's story in ""flamboyant prose."" While flamboyance is hardly called for, livelier writing and less reticence in revealing the personal details of the.

Where Feelings Flower: Poetry of Barbara B Smith by Smith, Barbara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (8 April – 11 June ) was an English educationalist, artist, and a leading early nineteenth century feminist and activist for women's rights.

She was the extramarital child of Anne Longden, a milliner from Alfreton, and Benjamin (Ben) Leigh Smith (–), an MP's only son, who was himself a Radical.

Barbara Bodichon was the extra-marital child of Anne Longden, a milliner from Alfreton, and the Whig politician Benjamin (Ben) Leigh Smith (–), the only son of the Radical abolitionist William in had four sisters. One, Frances (Fanny) Smith, married William Nightingale (né Shore) and produced a daughter, Florence, the nurse and statistician; another, Joanna Maria.

BARBARA LEIGH SMITH BODICHON AND WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE Introduction Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon ( ) was one of the leading campaigners in the nineteenth century for women’s rights. She was one of the founders and benefactors of Girton College, Cambridge. Born in Whatlington, and of independent means, Barbara lived.

Books published by FFRF. Shopping Cart. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. On this date inBarbara Leigh Smith (later Bodichon) was born in England.

Her father was a dissenter, Universalist and benefactor to the poor. He had five children with a young milliner whom he never married, possibly out of principle. Barbara's working class mother.

Barbara Bodichon Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (8 April – 11 June ) was an English educationalist and artist, and a leading midth-century feminist and women's rights activist. She published her influential " Brief Summary of the Laws of England concerning Women" in   BODICHON, BARBARA LEIGH SMITH (–), benefactress of Girton College, was the eldest child of Benjamin Smith [see under Smith, William, –], and was born at Wathington, Sussex, on 8 April It is impossible not to be impressed by Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon.

Her life is interesting for its diversity, rather than for any single accomplishment, and therefore she has posed a challenge for biographers.

Most accounts of Bodichon, such as Sheila Hemstein's A Mid- Victorian Feminist: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon () and Candida Ann Lacey's collection, Barbara Bodichon and the Cited by: 8. Title Women and work, Contributor Names Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith, Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, Barbara Bodichon, [Hester Burton] Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon; Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon; Barbara L Bodichon: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hester Burton.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes. Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood November 3, - February 3, Pre-Raphaelite painter and women’s rights campaigner Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (–) was an early female participant in the Pre-Raphaelite movement.

Useful secondary sources on Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon’s life include Sheila R. Herstein, A Mid-Victorian Feminist: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (Yale University Press, ) and Pam Hirsch, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, Feminist, Artist, and Rebel (Chatto & Windus, ), both available in the UD Library.

A true pioneer in the area of women's rights, Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female physician in the United States. This collection primarily consists of her letters to close, personal friend Barbara Leigh Smith, later Barbara Bodichon.

Also included are a few letters to Bodichon from Bessie Parkes, Dr. Emily Blackwell, and Elizabeth Whitehead. Like many forceful Victorian women, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon had a strong father and an obscure mother. Benjamin Smith, known in the family as ‘the Pater’, came from a formidable line of radical activists who had campaigned vigorously against the slave trade, and fostered projects for educational and political ed on: J This copy originally belonged to a chaplain.

From there it passed to the library of William Smith (), a member of parliament, and then to Smith’s great-granddaughter, Barbara Leigh-Smith (), who later became Mademoiselle Bodichon. It carries the book label of her library at Scalands, Robertsbridge, Sussex.

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, feminist, artist and rebel. [Pam Hirsch] -- "Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon was the most unconventional and influential leader of the Victorian women's movement.

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. On this date inBarbara Leigh Smith (later Bodichon) was born in England. Her father was a dissenter, Universalist and benefactor to the poor. He had five children with a young milliner whom he never married, possibly out of principle.

Barbara. Bodichon, Barbara (–)English feminist and educator who founded Portman Hall. Name variations: Barbara Leigh-Smith or Barbara Leigh Smith. Born Barbara Leigh-Smith at Watlington, Norfolk, England, on April 8, ; died at Robertsbridge, Sussex, on J ; illegitimate daughter of Benjamin Leigh Smith (–; long an M.P.

Source for information on Bodichon, Barbara. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (), British feminist. As quoted in Barbara Bodichon, Introduction, by Candida Lacey (). Written inshen she was twenty-two.

Bodichon was a radical activist who formulated the unsuccessful Married Women's Property Bill in England in   The exhibition, Politics and Paint: Barbara Bodichon and the PRB (November 3 – February 3, ), examines the dual passions and pursuits of this pioneering spirit of the Victorian age.

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon’s lifetime of concurrent engagement with art and social reform is not as incompatible as it might at first seem. In her twenties, Emily Davies' friends included Barbara Bodichon and Elizabeth Garrett, advocates of women's met Elizabeth Garrett through mutual friends, and Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon on a trip with Henry to Algiers, where Bodichon was also spending the winter.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (8 Apr –11 Jun ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing St. Thomas A. Becket Churchyard, Brightling, Rother District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor ).Burial: St Thomas a Becket Churchyard.

A true pioneer in the area of women's rights, Elizabeth Blackwell was the first female physician in the United States. This collection primarily consists of her letters to close, personal friend Barbara Leigh Smith, later Barbara Bodichon. Pre-Raphaelite Women: To learn more about the Barbara Bodichon, I recommend Pam Hirsch's fascinating biography: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Artist and Rebel (Chatto & Windus, ), and Charlotte Moore's reminiscence: "Aunt Barbara's Fireplace" (The Spectator, June ).

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (), The Gatehouse at Michelhaml Priory, ca. Watercolor on paper, 25 x 30 cm.

I feel deeply grateful to have matriculated in a doctoral program that encourages students to acquire practical museum and library skills while developing scholarly research expertise in fields related to American material.Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (Watlington, Norfolk, 8 de abril de – Robertsbridge, Sussex, 11 de junho de ) foi uma educadora e artista inglesa, uma das principais feministas do século XIX e ativista dos direitos das mulheres.

Publicou seu influente Brief Summary of the Laws of England concerning Women em Missing: book.Most studies of nineteeth-century occupations and productivity have focused on men and on paid labour; as a result they tend to render women’s work, both paid and unpaid, invisible.