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Woman - Expo Liege 1905

Woman at the Exhibition Expo Liege 1905

Practical education, economic institutions and women's manual work.

President : Countess John d'Oultremont; Special Commissioner . Baroness de Pitteurs de Budingen; Deputy Special Commissioner: Mr. Paul Wauters.

The Palais de la Femme contains three distinct classes

Class 113 includes vocational schools for girls, domestic schools, apprenticeship workshops and active workshops.

During the entire duration of the Exhibition, domestic schools and vocational schools from all over Belgium will take turns to work on the
will work in turn, except on Sundays, under the eyes of the public.

The mission of class 114 is to make known the role played by the Belgian Woman in Science, Arts, Economic Institutions and Charity.

Science, Literature and Music are represented by works and scores, both handwritten and printed. The arts exhibit the many artistic works that constitute a sort of monopoly for female talent.

Finally, economic institutions and charity show in an instructive and attractive way the aims pursued and the results obtained by means of reports, notices, regulations, tables, diagrams, plans, drawings, photographs, etc.

Class 115 is intended to highlight women's manual labour.

Numerous women workers are working with enthusiasm, under the eyes of the public, in essentially female trades: lace of all kinds on the loom, on the spindle, on the needle, gold embroidery, fine guipure, tulle sewing, embroidery on tulle, on lingerie, artificial flowers, glove-making, tapestry, machine knitting, straw weaving, cutting and confections, fashions, etc. They form a lively hive of activity overflowing with the work of women. They form a living hive of activity. They have a large part in the success of the Palais de la Femme, a success attested by the large number of visitors who flock there every day.

©Guide Remboursable Illustré - Liège 1905