04/07/2013 04:23 pm ET Updated Mar 29, 2017

Woman's Medical College Of Pennsylvania Photo Shows Female Career Ambition In 1885

It's no secret that we at HuffPost Women are big fans of women who pioneered in activities considered to be a man's domain.

It will come as no surprise then that we loved this image posted on Reddit by user Toothlesshark on Tuesday. The photo depicts three women -- Anandibai Joshee, Kei Okami and Sabat Islambooly from India, Japan and Syria, respectively -- who were training to be doctors at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1885. According to the Drexel University archives, the photo was snapped at a Dean's Reception. All three women went on to graduate.

Pretty cool, right?

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