“What Makes a 19th Century Woman Beautiful?” Asks Man With a Receding Hairline

Today’s exploration into 19th century beauty features D.G. Brinton, noted physician, archaeologist, and author. Though most of his books focus on ethnicity, we’ll focus on Personal Beauty, published in 1870. Drawing from both mythological and historical sources, Brinton discusses what make a woman beautiful. A small mouth, upturned nose, and naturally arched brows are some

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