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Home-sewing patterns from the Goldsmiths Textile Collection

Vivienne Richmond

Each session, academics or practitioners from different disciplines will discuss how they would approach research into an object from Goldsmiths Special Collections & Archives or Textile Collection. This session: Home-sewing patterns from the Goldsmiths Textile Collection

Tue, 10 Feb 15 0

No finery: clothing the poor in nineteenth-century England

Vivienne Richmond

Dr Vivienne Richmond, Department of History, reveals the importance of dress to the nineteenth-century English poor, who valued clothing not only for its practical utility, but also as a central element in the creation and assertion of collective and individual identities. This event marked the publication of new book by Cambridge University Press ‘Clothing the Poor in Nineteenth-century England’

Thu, 21 Nov 13 0