As part of FEMbruary 2020, here’s an interesting article on Women Soldiers from a random edition of the Girl’s Own Paper that I once owned, dated November 4th 1893
G.O.P. was sister to the Boy’s Own Paper – I wonder what their boy’s take on an article about Woman Soldiers would be?
The opening page with herald – Taran Tara!
A Victorian take on women in the military:
Article written by Laura Alex. Smith, Girl’s Own Paper November 4th 1893
The Dahomey Amazons featured in my FEMbruary blogpost of 2018: https://poundstoreplasticwarriors.wordpress.com/2018/03/10/more-dahomey-amazons/
Blog posted by Mark Man of TIN, 27 FEMbruary 2020
This is the GOP edition that this Women Soldiers article came from.
And for good measure, a fine military looking gent in GOP, December 3rd 1887: