1982. Item #A43
Casteras, Susan P. The Substance or the Shadow: Images of Victorian Womanhood. New Haven: Yale Center for British Art 1982. 103p, over 60 b&w ills. Good paperbound (shelfwear). ** Very comprehensive exhibition catalogue addressing themes in 19th-century British painting such as Queen Victoria, girlhood, the middle-class heroine, "sisters of charity," courtship and marriage, women workers, the new woman, the feminine aesthete, the "femme fatale," and many more.