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SILK BROCADE DRESS – EARLY 1870s (B 6)

Proficiency in making a complete dress, or a skirt and its related bodice, required a trained hand with an understanding of the many factors essential in creating a well-fitting garment. 341 more words

Economy

LONDON WOOL MARKET – WHITBY GAZETTE 1860 (B 5)

The importance of the London & British Wool Market during the Victorian age is a fascinating and far-reaching subject, which is only briefly included in the research of the Whitby Gazette for my ongoing textile project. 660 more words

Economy