Mistress of Her Art: Anne Laura Clarke, Traveling Lecturer of the 1820s

  title={Mistress of Her Art: Anne Laura Clarke, Traveling Lecturer of the 1820s},
  author={Granville Ganter},
  journal={The New England Quarterly},
  • G. Ganter
  • Published 30 October 2014
  • Art, History
  • The New England Quarterly
This essay examines Anne Laura Clarke, a public lecturer from 1822 through the mid-1830s. Her topics ranged from western history to world clothing customs, and she employed hand-crafted historical charts and magic lantern images. The essay is a contribution to feminist history and recovers Clarke's manuscript lectures and visual materials. 
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