Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
[Cochrane, Robert.] Lives of Good and Great Women. London: Chambers n.d. New York: Ward & Drummond, n.d.
TOC: Victoria; Florence Nightingale; Mary Somerville; Sarah Robinson, the Soldiers’ Friend; Rosa Bonheur; Octavia Hill; Mrs. Fletcher; Elizabeth Fry; Hannah More; Lady Grisell Baillie; Sarah Martin; Madame D'Arblay; Mrs Hutchinson; Lady Rachel Russell; Lady Jane Grey; Mrs. Hemans; Charlotte Brontë; Harriet Beecher Stowe; “A Group of Notable Women” [briefer lives in one chapter]: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale; Mrs Craik; Louisa May Alcott; Dorothy Pattison [Sister Dora]; Jean Ingelow; Mary Carpenter.
Riches. Published 1889-1900? San Jose State Library copy of New York edition: On final page: “Edinburgh: Printed by W. & R. Chambers, Limited.” “The present century” (81) and “this century” (113) refer to the nineteenth. Victoria is still alive. Commendation of activities for 1887 Jubilee; mention of biography of Stowe published in 1889. Illustrations include: frontispiece, Nightingale “after a portrait pub: by Colnaghi 1854” [reading, flower in hair, crucifix necklace, reversed from other copies]; titlepage, “Lea Hurst, Florence Nightingale's Early Home”; images of Balmoral and Windsor Castle; Elizabeth Fry's oval portrait surrounded by scenes of Newgate, Earlham Hall, and “Addressing the Meeting at Plaistow”; “Sarah Martin in Yarmouth Jail” [Butterworth & ?], as seen in other volumes; “Florence Nightingale in the Hospital at Scutari.” Two images, “Colonel Hutchinson a Prisoner in Sandown Castle” and “Lady Rachel Russell and Her Children Parting from Lord William Russell” offer recurrent scenes of standing women before doomed men in institutional settings. Vignettes of rural scenes punctuate the end of some chapters.See also Pop Chart
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