Dawkins, Heather. Purloined Portraits. Halifax, NS: The Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, 1986.
Between 1853 and 1874 Hannah Cullwick, an English domestic servant, kept a diary and had photographs taken of herself, a practice which continued until shortly after her secret marriage to her employer. The documents survive as a valuable source for feminist historians. Dawkins' essay is a careful account of the socio-economic factors which produced these artifacts as well as a portrait in itself of an unusual strong and self-possessed female member of the Victorian working class. 9 bibl. ref.
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