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Quaker Meeting in London: A female Quaker preaches (c.1723), engraving by Bernard Picard (1673-1733).

The Quakers were known for their egalitarian treatment of women. A female preacher was unheard of in other 18th century western churches.


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(curiously the caption on this French version appears to a re-translation of the English, rather than using the original caption on the engraving)

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