Welcome to the Baby Historian! In part one of this series, I covered the births of Jane Austen and her seven siblings, and the child care strategies of her parents during the 18th century in England. Across the five episodes of the second part, I will show that Jane’s attitudes […]
Beatrice Baxter Ruyl was a progressive, well-educated woman who came of age at the turn of the 20th century. She worked as an illustrator and author, focusing on depictions of the Zuni Pueblo, but she is best recognized as the subject of breastfeeding photography by Gertrude Kasebier in the early 1900’s.