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Botany for Ladies

  

Botany for Ladies

Botany for Ladies

Jane Loudon, the Mrs Beeton of the Victorian gardening world, wrote several popular books on horticulture and botany specifically for women. In the 18th century, botany books were mostly written for a female audience. Women were encouraged to study botany as it was considered to be an acceptable activity for women.

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