Effaced will be represented at the upcoming Framing the Face: New Perspectives on the History of Facial Hair conference as Emily will be presenting a paper on ‘Bearded bawds and the economics of female masculinity in early modern London’.
Full details of the programme here and registration is still open here.
And here’s a related image (note of a 12-year-old girl) from our friends at Wellcome Images….
L0032593 ABNORMALITIES: Woman with body and facial ha
Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
ABNORMALITIES: Hirsutism. Woman with facial and
body hair. Ulisse Aldrovandi, Opera omnia Bononiae : apud
Franciscum de Franciscis Senensem (& others),
1599-1668. p.17. Vol. 12. EPB/172/D.
Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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