This series offers an introduction to the history of costume for children of all ages. Each book is built up around fictitious families, tracing the major fashion developments of the period and comparing the clothing and lifestyle of the wealthy with that of the poorer classes.
COST IN CONTEXT EDWRDNS & 1WW Summary
COST IN CONTEXT EDWRDNS & 1WW by Jennifer Ruby
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Table of Contents
Part 1 1903: a rich landowner; the landowner's wife. Part 2 1905: the landowner's children; the younger children; the children's nurse; two parlourmaids; a country doctor and his wife; the doctor's children; a young housemaid; a shepherd; the shepherd's family; a gypsy family; the gypsy children. Part 3 1907: a garden party; man's evening wear; ladies' evening wear. Part 4 1910: a debutante; at the theatre; the Russian Ballet; fashion designs; street-sellers; a salvation army shelter; a shopkeeper and his family. Part 5 1914: at the races; the suffragettes; in prison. Part 6 1915: two soldiers. Part 7 1916: the women's police service; the women's auxiliary army corps; a munitions factory; the women's land army; voluntary aid detachments. Part 8 1917: the war drags on. Part 9 1918: conclusions.
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