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WOMAN AS AN INVENTOR AND MANUFACTURER.

on the western continent, the primitive passenger car was exactly suited to the meteorological and other conditions." This is one class of devices that women have contrived for carrying precious

PSM V47 D109 Florentine wood gatherers.jpg

Fig. 11.—Florentine Wood Gatherers. (After Gioli.)

burdens. They are also in all savage lands, and in some civilized, the bearers of loads of a more common and grosser sort, and for these they have invented a variety of appliances, adapted to dif-