1st Edition

Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England, Volume 3

By Clare Rose, Vivienne Richmond Copyright 2011

    In recent times clothing has come to be seen as a topic worthy of study, yet there has been little source material available. This three-volume edition presents previously unpublished documents which illuminate key developments and issues in clothing in nineteenth-century England.

    Acknowledgements, Introduction, Editorial Policy, Sewing, Buying Secondhand and on Credit, Parish Relief: the New Poor Law, Outdoor Relief and Illegitimacy, Charity, Children, Dress and Morality, Female Servants’ Dress, Institutional Dress, Notes, Index