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Orra White Hitchcock

 (1796 - 1863)
Orra White Hitchcock was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Orra Hitchcock is known for illustration: botanics, extinct fish and mammals, watercolor painting, drawing.

Biography   Orra White Hitchcock


"Charting the Divine Plan: The Art of Orra White Hitchcock," By Jason Farago, The New York Times, July 26, 2018

Women remain grossly underrepresented at the highest echelons of American science, and continue to face absurd claims of “innate” inferiority, whether from former Harvard presidents or senior engineers at Google. But until the mid-19th century — when the sciences became professionalized, and when Charles Darwin and others put Christian doctrine under pressure — a woman’s place was in the laboratory, or among the geology and zoology specimens.

Back then the humanities (classics and philosophy, especially) were understood as masculine academic pursuits. It was the more genteel disciplines   ...  Displaying 750 of 7467 characters.

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