[Sca-cooks] Falling into the fire (was Re: Childsafing)
sjk3 at cornell.edu
Mon Aug 18 09:48:40 PDT 2008
>I had wondered about that too ... I was reading "Plain & Fancy," which is
>about American women's needlework in the 17th and 18th centuries, and it
>referred a lot to the 18th century Philadelphia Quaker diarist Elizabeth
>Drinker, who noted the death of a toddler who fell into the fire and died
>of burns (this was in the chapter about sewing for the home and for families).
Who is the author of this? All I can find under that title is several
books about a musical comedy by that name, and a catalog of an art
exhibition at the Hirschl Gallery.
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