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Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England.

By: Rose, Clare.
Contributor(s): Richmond, Vivienne | Richmond, Vivienne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (1316 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781781445303.Subject(s): Clothing trade -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Dressmaking -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Working class -- Clothing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century EnglandDDC classification: 338.476870942 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 1 -- Contents of the Edition -- Contents to Volume 1 -- General Introduction -- Note on Currency -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Introduction to Volume 1 -- Early Ready-to-Wear Innovators -- L. Hyam & Co., The Gentleman's Illustrated Album of Fashion for 1850 -- Set of flyers for Doudney and Son, London, 1830s-40s -- Reform Your Tailors' Bills -- How to Get a Good Dressing -- Facts are Stubborn Things -- By Special Appointment -- Advertising in Verse -- Kelly, Wholesale and Retail -- Parody on Kelvin Grove -- Nottingham House -- The March of Puff -- Developments in Mail-Order Retailing -- Lynes, Merriment and Modes -- Noble, Noble's Novelties -- Baker & Co., The A.B.C. Guide to London -- The Fashion Review -- Dressmaking Patterns -- Brighton Courier of Fashion -- Madame Schild's Shilling Dress Patterns -- The Business of Advertising -- Massers, Spring and Summer 1892 -- Catalogue Pages for Southcott of Hull and Logan of Leamington Spa -- Advertising Novelties -- Harris and Sheldon, Catalogue -- Tailors and their Customers -- Vincent, The Cutter's Practical Guide -- Thornton, The Sectional System of Ladies' Garment Cutting -- Jones, 'When Buying a Cheap Suit', Modern Man -- The Secret of a Well-Dressed Man -- Notes to Volume 1 -- Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 2 -- Contents to Volume 2 -- Introduction to Volume 2 -- The Dressmaker as a Social Problem in Mid-Century -- The Wrongs of Woman -- The Seamstress -- or, the White Slave of England -- Hood, 'Living - and Dying' by the Needle -- Emigration to Australia and a Solution to Abuses in the Clothing Trade -- 'Female Slopworkers of the Metropolis' -- Herbert, 'Letter Proposing Female Emigration Fund' -- 'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1850 -- Silverpen, 'Lucy Dean: the Noble Needlewoman'.
'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1851 -- The Female Emigrants, a Ballad -- 'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1852 -- Abuses in the Clothing Trade after 1900 -- Lyttelton, Warp and Woof -- 'Mrs. Alfred Lyttelton's Play -- The Daily News Sweated Industries Exhibition 1906 -- 'The Song of the Shirt' -- 'Home Workers' Charter, Mr J Ramsay Macdonald on his Bill' -- 'Mr G. B. Shaw on Sweating' -- 'Mr Shaw and the Shirts we Wear' -- 'The Cannibal Exhibition' -- Dawson, 'Our Woman's Letter: Sweating Exhibition' -- Dawson, 'Our Woman's Letter: The Only Way' -- Meakin, 'How to Cope with Sweating' -- 'Address by Dr Charles Gore at the opening of the Exhibition' -- Reforming Practice: Amateurs take over from Professional Dressmakers -- Sylvia, How to Dress Well on a Shilling a Day -- Monroe, Practical Dressmaking -- 'Miriam', 'Hearth and Home' -- Bryant, 'Our Choice from the Fashions' -- Dickson, 'The Distribution of Weight in Clothing' -- Garnett, 'Practical Suggestions' -- Attitudes to the Bloomer in the 1850s -- 'The Bloomer Costume', -- Abrahams, I Want to be a Bloomer -- Stirling, A Figure of Fun, or, the Bloomer Costume -- Bruton, The Bloomer Costume -- Great Tom of Oxford, I Would Not Have a Bloomer -- Hodges, I'll be a Bloomer -- Aesthetic Reforms -- Eastlake, Art of Dress -- 'The Aesthetics of Dress' -- Reforms in the 1880s -- 'Rational Dress Reform' -- de Blaquière, 'Modern Dress Reformers' -- Viscountess Harberton, Reasons for Reform in Dress -- 'Dress, Part 1' -- Oscar Wilde and Dress Reform -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Dress' -- Huyshe, 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Dress Reform' -- 'A Woman's Rhapsody on Dress' -- 'A Practical Woman on Dress' -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Woman's Dress' -- 'An Old Sailor' -- 'The Mysteries of Dress' -- An Ideal Under-Garment' -- Wilde, 'More Radical Thoughts upon Dress Reform' -- Public Reactions to Rational Dress.
'The Health Exhibition' -- 'Stays or no Stays' -- 'Stays and Waist Belts' -- 'Dress and Dresses' -- Reviews of Rational Dress Society Bazaar, 'The Coming Dress' -- Glasgow Herald -- Leeds Mercury -- Daily News -- Bristol Mercury -- Graphic -- 'Notes on Fashion' -- 'Rational Dress for Women' -- The Viscountess and the Pub Landlady: Testing Tolerance of 'Rational Dress' -- 'Irrational' -- 'Innkeepers and Rational Dress' -- 'Sartor Resartus' -- 'Editorial' -- 'Landlords and Rational Dress' -- Dress Reform for Men -- Holiday, 'Men's Dress' -- Suggestion for an Evening Dress -- Purpose and Efficacyof Clothing -- Co-Operative Women and Ethical Consumption -- 'Woman's Corner' -- Mourning Dress -- 'Funeral Reform' -- 'Women's Corner' -- Correspondence on Mourning Dress -- Liberty and 'Artistic' Consumers -- 'On the Progress of Taste in Dress' -- Clothing the New Woman -- Chapman, 'A Dialogue on Dress' -- Votes for Women -- Suffragists and the Art of Dress -- Notes to Volume 2 -- Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 3 -- Contents to Volume 3 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 3 -- Editorial Policy -- Sewing in School -- Finch, The Sampler -- Glennie, Hints from an Inspector of Schools -- Bailey, School Needlework and Cutting Out -- Copy of a Memorial on the Subject of Needlework in Elementary Schools -- Education Department Minutes, 6 March -- Sewing Outside School -- 'A. E. G.', Lancashire Needles and Thread -- Anon., 'The Girls' Friendly Society' -- 'List of Things Suitable for the Trousseau of a Working-Man's Wife' -- Stanley, Clubs for Working Girls -- 'Sewing Classes' -- Freeman, Religious and Social Work Amongst Girls -- Anon., In Perils in the City -- Buying Secondhand and on Credit -- 'The Old Clothes Market' -- Anon., Phoebe's Marriage -- Reaney, 'Crooked Lives and How They Come So'.
'The Pawning of Children's Clothing' -- Tally-owe, the Tallyman -- Prospectus, Rules and Regulations of W. Paul's Original CO-Operative Club -- Rules of the New Co-Operative Clubs -- Parish Relief: The New Poor Law, Outdoor Relief and Illegitimacy -- Correspondence between the Board of Guardians of the Ledbury Union -- Free and Loaned Clothing -- Nixon, A Manual of District Visiting -- 'Relief of the Poor' -- 'Female Benevolent Society' -- Clothing Societies -- Rules of a Clothing Society for the Poor -- The Twelfth Annual Report of the Newark Provident Clothing Society -- Anon., A District Visitor's Address to the Depositors in a Clothing Society -- 'The Boys' and Girls' National School Shoe Club' -- Rules of The Uckfield Clothing Society -- Dorcas Societies and Similar Initiatives -- 'St. Peter's Dorcas Society' -- 'Clothing Society', The Annual Record for 1876 -- Charity in Immigrant Communities -- Society of Ladies for Clothing the Children of Poor German Families -- Jews School Ladies' Clothing Society Minute Book -- Preventive Charity Work -- Anon., A Free Registry Office and Clothing Club -- Mothers' Meetings -- 'Mothers' Meeting' -- 'The Mothers' Meeting' -- Stacpoole, Homely Hints for District Visitors -- Madame Cecilia, Girls Clubs and Mothers' Meetings -- Local Variety in Charity -- London Wesleyan Mission, East, Record of Work -- 'Classes and Parish Work' -- Jumble Sales -- Anon., Jumble Sale Report -- 'At a Jumble Sale' -- Police-Aided Association for Clothing the Destitute Children of Birmingham -- 'Clothing Destitute Children in Birmingham' -- Needlework Guilds -- Reports of Annual Meetings of Birmingham Needlework Guild -- Middlesex Needlework Guild. Rules -- Middlesex Needlework Guild. Report for 1897 -- Catholic Needlework Guild -- Children, Dress and Morality -- Leslie, Myra's Pink Dress.
Paull, The Romance of a Rag and Other Tales -- Female Servants' Dress -- 'The Dress of Female Servants' -- 'Household Reform' -- Bree, On the Training of Young Girls for Domestic Service -- 'Rather Hard on the Kitchen' -- Miller, The Scarcity of Domestic Servants -- Leigh, 'Dowdy Rachel' -- Charity Schools -- 'Anniversary Festival of Charity Children in St. Paul's' -- Lunatic Asylums -- Granville, The Care and Cure of the Insane -- Prisons -- Renouard, 'Dinner Parade' -- Robinson, 'Female Convict Life at Woking - Part II' -- Prison Rules Enquiry -- Workhouses and the Aged Poor -- 'I Take my First Peep at the World' -- 'Workhouse Dress' -- Report of the Royal Commission on the Aged Poor -- Notes to Volume 3 -- Index.
Summary: 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.
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Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 1 -- Contents of the Edition -- Contents to Volume 1 -- General Introduction -- Note on Currency -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Introduction to Volume 1 -- Early Ready-to-Wear Innovators -- L. Hyam & Co., The Gentleman's Illustrated Album of Fashion for 1850 -- Set of flyers for Doudney and Son, London, 1830s-40s -- Reform Your Tailors' Bills -- How to Get a Good Dressing -- Facts are Stubborn Things -- By Special Appointment -- Advertising in Verse -- Kelly, Wholesale and Retail -- Parody on Kelvin Grove -- Nottingham House -- The March of Puff -- Developments in Mail-Order Retailing -- Lynes, Merriment and Modes -- Noble, Noble's Novelties -- Baker & Co., The A.B.C. Guide to London -- The Fashion Review -- Dressmaking Patterns -- Brighton Courier of Fashion -- Madame Schild's Shilling Dress Patterns -- The Business of Advertising -- Massers, Spring and Summer 1892 -- Catalogue Pages for Southcott of Hull and Logan of Leamington Spa -- Advertising Novelties -- Harris and Sheldon, Catalogue -- Tailors and their Customers -- Vincent, The Cutter's Practical Guide -- Thornton, The Sectional System of Ladies' Garment Cutting -- Jones, 'When Buying a Cheap Suit', Modern Man -- The Secret of a Well-Dressed Man -- Notes to Volume 1 -- Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 2 -- Contents to Volume 2 -- Introduction to Volume 2 -- The Dressmaker as a Social Problem in Mid-Century -- The Wrongs of Woman -- The Seamstress -- or, the White Slave of England -- Hood, 'Living - and Dying' by the Needle -- Emigration to Australia and a Solution to Abuses in the Clothing Trade -- 'Female Slopworkers of the Metropolis' -- Herbert, 'Letter Proposing Female Emigration Fund' -- 'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1850 -- Silverpen, 'Lucy Dean: the Noble Needlewoman'.

'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1851 -- The Female Emigrants, a Ballad -- 'Fund for Promoting Female Emigration' 1852 -- Abuses in the Clothing Trade after 1900 -- Lyttelton, Warp and Woof -- 'Mrs. Alfred Lyttelton's Play -- The Daily News Sweated Industries Exhibition 1906 -- 'The Song of the Shirt' -- 'Home Workers' Charter, Mr J Ramsay Macdonald on his Bill' -- 'Mr G. B. Shaw on Sweating' -- 'Mr Shaw and the Shirts we Wear' -- 'The Cannibal Exhibition' -- Dawson, 'Our Woman's Letter: Sweating Exhibition' -- Dawson, 'Our Woman's Letter: The Only Way' -- Meakin, 'How to Cope with Sweating' -- 'Address by Dr Charles Gore at the opening of the Exhibition' -- Reforming Practice: Amateurs take over from Professional Dressmakers -- Sylvia, How to Dress Well on a Shilling a Day -- Monroe, Practical Dressmaking -- 'Miriam', 'Hearth and Home' -- Bryant, 'Our Choice from the Fashions' -- Dickson, 'The Distribution of Weight in Clothing' -- Garnett, 'Practical Suggestions' -- Attitudes to the Bloomer in the 1850s -- 'The Bloomer Costume', -- Abrahams, I Want to be a Bloomer -- Stirling, A Figure of Fun, or, the Bloomer Costume -- Bruton, The Bloomer Costume -- Great Tom of Oxford, I Would Not Have a Bloomer -- Hodges, I'll be a Bloomer -- Aesthetic Reforms -- Eastlake, Art of Dress -- 'The Aesthetics of Dress' -- Reforms in the 1880s -- 'Rational Dress Reform' -- de Blaquière, 'Modern Dress Reformers' -- Viscountess Harberton, Reasons for Reform in Dress -- 'Dress, Part 1' -- Oscar Wilde and Dress Reform -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Dress' -- Huyshe, 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Dress Reform' -- 'A Woman's Rhapsody on Dress' -- 'A Practical Woman on Dress' -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde on Woman's Dress' -- 'An Old Sailor' -- 'The Mysteries of Dress' -- An Ideal Under-Garment' -- Wilde, 'More Radical Thoughts upon Dress Reform' -- Public Reactions to Rational Dress.

'The Health Exhibition' -- 'Stays or no Stays' -- 'Stays and Waist Belts' -- 'Dress and Dresses' -- Reviews of Rational Dress Society Bazaar, 'The Coming Dress' -- Glasgow Herald -- Leeds Mercury -- Daily News -- Bristol Mercury -- Graphic -- 'Notes on Fashion' -- 'Rational Dress for Women' -- The Viscountess and the Pub Landlady: Testing Tolerance of 'Rational Dress' -- 'Irrational' -- 'Innkeepers and Rational Dress' -- 'Sartor Resartus' -- 'Editorial' -- 'Landlords and Rational Dress' -- Dress Reform for Men -- Holiday, 'Men's Dress' -- Suggestion for an Evening Dress -- Purpose and Efficacyof Clothing -- Co-Operative Women and Ethical Consumption -- 'Woman's Corner' -- Mourning Dress -- 'Funeral Reform' -- 'Women's Corner' -- Correspondence on Mourning Dress -- Liberty and 'Artistic' Consumers -- 'On the Progress of Taste in Dress' -- Clothing the New Woman -- Chapman, 'A Dialogue on Dress' -- Votes for Women -- Suffragists and the Art of Dress -- Notes to Volume 2 -- Clothing, Society and Culture in Nineteenth-Century England: Volume 3 -- Contents to Volume 3 -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Volume 3 -- Editorial Policy -- Sewing in School -- Finch, The Sampler -- Glennie, Hints from an Inspector of Schools -- Bailey, School Needlework and Cutting Out -- Copy of a Memorial on the Subject of Needlework in Elementary Schools -- Education Department Minutes, 6 March -- Sewing Outside School -- 'A. E. G.', Lancashire Needles and Thread -- Anon., 'The Girls' Friendly Society' -- 'List of Things Suitable for the Trousseau of a Working-Man's Wife' -- Stanley, Clubs for Working Girls -- 'Sewing Classes' -- Freeman, Religious and Social Work Amongst Girls -- Anon., In Perils in the City -- Buying Secondhand and on Credit -- 'The Old Clothes Market' -- Anon., Phoebe's Marriage -- Reaney, 'Crooked Lives and How They Come So'.

'The Pawning of Children's Clothing' -- Tally-owe, the Tallyman -- Prospectus, Rules and Regulations of W. Paul's Original CO-Operative Club -- Rules of the New Co-Operative Clubs -- Parish Relief: The New Poor Law, Outdoor Relief and Illegitimacy -- Correspondence between the Board of Guardians of the Ledbury Union -- Free and Loaned Clothing -- Nixon, A Manual of District Visiting -- 'Relief of the Poor' -- 'Female Benevolent Society' -- Clothing Societies -- Rules of a Clothing Society for the Poor -- The Twelfth Annual Report of the Newark Provident Clothing Society -- Anon., A District Visitor's Address to the Depositors in a Clothing Society -- 'The Boys' and Girls' National School Shoe Club' -- Rules of The Uckfield Clothing Society -- Dorcas Societies and Similar Initiatives -- 'St. Peter's Dorcas Society' -- 'Clothing Society', The Annual Record for 1876 -- Charity in Immigrant Communities -- Society of Ladies for Clothing the Children of Poor German Families -- Jews School Ladies' Clothing Society Minute Book -- Preventive Charity Work -- Anon., A Free Registry Office and Clothing Club -- Mothers' Meetings -- 'Mothers' Meeting' -- 'The Mothers' Meeting' -- Stacpoole, Homely Hints for District Visitors -- Madame Cecilia, Girls Clubs and Mothers' Meetings -- Local Variety in Charity -- London Wesleyan Mission, East, Record of Work -- 'Classes and Parish Work' -- Jumble Sales -- Anon., Jumble Sale Report -- 'At a Jumble Sale' -- Police-Aided Association for Clothing the Destitute Children of Birmingham -- 'Clothing Destitute Children in Birmingham' -- Needlework Guilds -- Reports of Annual Meetings of Birmingham Needlework Guild -- Middlesex Needlework Guild. Rules -- Middlesex Needlework Guild. Report for 1897 -- Catholic Needlework Guild -- Children, Dress and Morality -- Leslie, Myra's Pink Dress.

Paull, The Romance of a Rag and Other Tales -- Female Servants' Dress -- 'The Dress of Female Servants' -- 'Household Reform' -- Bree, On the Training of Young Girls for Domestic Service -- 'Rather Hard on the Kitchen' -- Miller, The Scarcity of Domestic Servants -- Leigh, 'Dowdy Rachel' -- Charity Schools -- 'Anniversary Festival of Charity Children in St. Paul's' -- Lunatic Asylums -- Granville, The Care and Cure of the Insane -- Prisons -- Renouard, 'Dinner Parade' -- Robinson, 'Female Convict Life at Woking - Part II' -- Prison Rules Enquiry -- Workhouses and the Aged Poor -- 'I Take my First Peep at the World' -- 'Workhouse Dress' -- Report of the Royal Commission on the Aged Poor -- Notes to Volume 3 -- Index.

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.

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