Regency Women of Character: “Unbecoming” Lady Drivers

I was doing some research and ran across this account of women drivers in Hyde Park from a very starched up sexist American, and thought it was too interesting not to share.  Not the misogynistic part, the bad-a lady driving part.


A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, 1820

 

Almost thirty years later, there seemed to be a more practical approach to ladies driving:

Sporting Magazine, Volume 9, 1847

 

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