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Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith (1827-1891) 

Gender: Female

Functions, occupations and activities
Painter, Watercolourist,. Amateur painter in oil and watercolour. Campaigner for womens' rights, philanthropist, co-founder of Girton College, Cambridge. Married Dr Eugene Bodichon. Studied with Varley, William Holman Hunt Snr., David Cox, Prout and Copley. Exhibited Washington D.C. and Philadelphia, Royal Academy, London from 1869-72.


Archival Resources
Number noted: 4

Correspondence (167 items) with Bessie Rayner Parkes and others, 1847-80, nd
Held at: Cambridge University: Girton College Library
Document reference: BRP V, X

Correspondence, travel journal, sketches and photographs (3 boxes), 1865-1887; 1847-1861
Held at: Cambridge University: Girton College Library
Document reference: BB1-459 Misc; BRP V; BRP X
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence, 1826
Held at: London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library (formerly the Fawcett Library)
Document reference: CB 0106 7/BMC McCrimmon Bodichon Collection

Correspondence with Sir Norman and Amy (Leigh Smith) Moore, 1869-83, nd
Held at: Private
Document reference: pp7, 11

Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55