Harper's weekly; a journal of civilization. Vol. 13, No. 646. May 15, 1869

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Title

Harper's weekly; a journal of civilization. Vol. 13, No. 646. May 15, 1869

Description

This issue features a cartoon by Charles G. Bush, entitled "Sorosis, 1869" that pokes fun at Sorosis, one of the organizations that began the women's club movement in the United States.

Harper's Weekly was an American illustrated political magazine published from 1857 until 1916 that offered fiction, news, illustrations, and essays related to current events of the day.

George William Curtis, the editor of Harper's Weekly, was an advocate of women's rights and often presented women's rights and organizations in a light-hearted manner.

Date

1869-05-15

Subject

American wit and humor--Periodicals
Bush, Charles Green, 1842-1909
Croly, J. C. (Jane Cunningham), 1829-1901
Magazine illustration
Newspapers--New York (State)--New York--19th century
Sorosis
Women--Societies and clubs

Publisher

New York : Harper & Brothers

Contributor

Bush, Charles Green, 1842-1909, artist

Format

16 p.

Language

English

Coverage

New York

Original Format

Magazines (periodicals)

Physical Dimensions

42 cm.

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