Writer Mary Wollstonecraft was famous for defending women's rights, as well as for her unconventional personal life. A frank biography published by her husband William Godwin after her death, which revealed, among other things, that she had borne a child out of wedlock, provoked outrage.
Suit Hickson Inc. Date: ca. 1918 Culture: American or European Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 36 3/4 in. (93.3 cm) Length (b): 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) Length at CB (c): 37 1/2 in. (95.3 cm) Length at CB (d): 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Susan Myrick, Barbara M. Myers, Elizabeth M. Wissler, 1993 Accession Number: 1993.287.2a–d