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Women in 18th-century Britain did not have the vote, and their economic and legal rights were limited. However, they found many ways to exert social, cultural and even political influence.
Over Women's History Month we'll be sharing the stories of amazing women who've made essential contributions to our observatory.
When I first joined the National Maritime Museum I was instantly drawn to the Women’s Royal Naval Service Collection in the Caird Library
Be inspired this Women’s History Month by Cutty Sark’s figureheads of trailblazing women.
Discover the stories of incredible women who made waves, some of whom you’ve probably never heard of!
Immerse yourself in the the National Maritime Museum's special exhibition 'Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution' and the accompanying events season exploring one of the most vibrant periods of our history.
Sketches of shrimping women and their nets and a group of shrimping women up to their waists in the sea. Probably Calais
Mounted with PAE5929.
Certificate appointing Genevieve Attracta Rewcastle as medical superintendent of the Women’s Royal Naval Service.
Document signed by Vera Laughton Mathews, Director, WRNS.
This guide outlines useful sources for research on women and the sea, chiefly at the National Maritime Museum but also The National Archives.