Dr Amy Erickson, Robinson College Teaching Fellow, Lecturer in British Economic & Social History has organised a unique free outdoor exhibition City Women in the 18th Century which traces the lives and business undertakings of 18th century London businesswomen. From 21 September till 18 October you will be able to follow their lives along the trail laid between Paternoster Square and the Royal Exchange.

You can find more information about those formidable women of the City and about the exhibition itself following this link.

The special edition of Eighteenth Century Life magazine on the Burney Family contains an article by Dr Erickson "Esther Sleepe, fan-maker, and her family". You can read it by following this link