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Elisabet Ney

Elisabet Ney and Women’s Dress Reform
June 2, 2020

Elisabet Ney and Women’s Dress Reform

Listen to our podcast on your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, Anchor.fm, Breaker, Pocket Casts. Using…, Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) Courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol Ney was the first female sculptor to create two statues for…, The bicycle – the great dress reformer of the nineteenth century! / Ehrhart Elisabet Ney wrote of the attention she attracted…, Stephen F. Austin, (1793-1836) Courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol Known as the founder of the state of Texas, Austin…, Sam Houston, (1793-1863) Courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol After representing the state of Tennessee in Congress, Houston…