not as easy as all that.......
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Posted by Caroline on October 28, 1997 at 10:33:44:
In response to Regency deportment - I missed out, written by Patsy on October 28, 1997 at 08:18:11
] It might be easy to replicate the Regency working class posture (grin)
Since the "working class" was the main market for second-hand clothes, and there are constant refences to the way they aped their betters, I doubt if even they had the luxury of doing without corsets!;-(
Sources "Working Dress" by Diane de Marley(see our bibliography) "The Cut of Women's Clothes 1600-1900" by Norah Waugh (also in Bib.) "Moll Flanders" by Daniel Defoe
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