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Madam Bodichon

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Madam Bodichon

Person  Female  Born 8/4/1827  Died 11/6/1891

Categories: Art, Gender Issues

Born Whatlington, near Robertsbridge, Sussex as Barbara Leigh Smith. Painter and women’s activist. Married the physician Eugène Bodichon in 1857. She set up the English Women’s Journal and led the feminist ‘Langham Place Group’. Died ‘Scalands Gate’, Robertsbridge, Sussex.

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