Feminists and the public sphere -- Women's labor -- The public sphere and citizenship -- Gender and visual culture -- Feminism and imperialism -- An illustrated women's conference -- Exhibitions and fairs -- International influences -- Objectives, resistance and hesitation -- Seriousness a priority -- Power struggle -- Financial woes -- Adriaan Goekoop -- An evolving organism -- Marie Jungius's concept -- Main protagonists -- A panorama in the dunes -- The opening ceremony -- The exhibition of exhibitions -- Feminism per square foot -- Taking the tour -- Participants -- Class divisions in the hall of industry -- Strike -- Exit the diamond cutters -- Marie Sparnaay's tactics -- Women's labor, social work -- A collection of social ills -- Pale with shock -- The exhibition experience -- 4.1 Visitors -- Smell and taste -- Hearing and listening -- Subject and object of the gaze -- Royal visit -- Colonialism on display -- An exhibition of colonial subjects -- Kampong Insulinde -- The lure of the exotic -- Exhibited or exhibitor? -- Javanese protest -- The Dutch East Indies room -- Home industry under threat -- Kartini and the white/brown divide -- Transatlantic contributions -- The unknown colony -- Leaving a legacy -- Exhibition in print -- Fact and fiction: Cecile and Hilda -- The library collection and exhibition publications -- Visual impressions -- Exposition by female artists -- Male artists at work -- Socialists and feminists in debate -- Domestic servants' conference -- Leftwing competition -- Resounding words -- Vocational and professional training for women -- Morality in a colonial context