Generally, this blog focuses on the lives of women living along the Atlantic coast of North America in the 18C British American colonies & on those living in what became the new nation of The United States of America in the last quarter of the 18C.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Reading - 18C American Woman with a Book
1737 Gansevoort Limner Possibly Pieter Vanderlyn (Colonial era American artist, 1687-1778) Young Lady With a Fan & a Book at her side
Salem, Massachusetts, residents also had an interest in reading an array of topics. They pooled their cash in 1761 to open a town library.