The Clothing Trade in Provincial England, 1800–1850: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Clothing Trade in Provincial England, 1800–1850

1st Edition

By Alison Toplis


256 pages

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This detailed study is the first exploration of rural consumption of clothing in early nineteenth-century Britain. Drawing on evidence from a range of sources including newspapers, trade directories, court records, visual sources and surviving garments, Toplis investigates how the apparel of the mass of the British population was acquired.

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HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain