New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly
New England Magazine Corporation
New series, volume 5, number 5,
The first printing of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Stetson (later Gilman), a scathing indictment of her treatment rendered by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell for postpartum depression. The story launched Gilman’s highly consequential career as a magazine publisher (The Forerunner) and radical feminist.