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Utilizing his willing eye, artist Jim Harter has culled this option from problems with Harper’s, Leslie’s, The [London] image and The London Illustrated information. He has selected the cloth to mirror either the range of the topic and the diversity of types of wooden engraving. It has additionally been chosen to be of utmost use to artists and architects. whereas the aim of this quantity isn't really meant to be sociological, it's most unlikely to examine the illustrations on those pages with out noticing how the Victorians most well liked to view girls of their traditional roles of mom and housewife, to which was once extra an air of secrecy of sentimentality. however, there's range. Allegorical girls swirl around the heavens; ladies have a tendency manufacturing unit machines. A blacksmith stands at her forge on one web page; on one other, an odalisque reclines sensually on her divan.