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Educating Eve: Five generations of Cambridge women

An exhibition of fifty portraits of remarkable Cambridge women, from current students to those who were at Cambridge in the 1910s, will be open to the public from 26 September to 31 October 1998 at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Admission is free.

The photographs in the exhibition were taken by Julia Hedgecoe.

There will be an opening event at 8 p.m. on Friday, 25 September 1998, at the Cambridge Arts Theatre, with a dramatic reading of extracts from the diaries, letters, songs, and poems of Cambridge women, beginning with the first pioneering students in the 1860s. Tickets, priced £8, are available from the Cambridge Arts Box Office (tel. 01223 503333).

The exhibition and opening event have been made possible by the generous support of Barclays Bank plc, Cambridge University Press, and the following Cambridge Colleges: Churchill College, Clare College, Clare Hall, Corpus Christi College, Darwin College, Downing College, Emmanuel College, Fitzwilliam College, Girton College, Gonville and Caius College, Jesus College, King's College, Magdalene College, New Hall, Newnham College, Peterhouse, Queens' College, Robinson College, St John's College, Selwyn College, Sidney Sussex College, Trinity College, Trinity Hall, Wolfson College. Photographic supplies were provided with a generous discount from Ilford Imaging UK Limited.

The exhibition is one of a series of events planned to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first admission of women to degrees and full membership of the University.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 19 August 1998
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