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13 March 2018The Foundations of Fashion —the History of Underwear from the 18th to the 20th Century
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The Foundations of Fashion —the History of Underwear from the 18th to the 20th Century Dr Kate Strasdin Tuesday 13 March 2018

Above: a corset from the 1770s: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

At  the Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard, PL14 6BW. Meet at 7pm for for coffee/tea/wine and conversation. The talk starts at 7.30pm and ends around 9pm.

Covering almost two hundred years of changing silhouettes, Kate Strasdin's talk takes a light-hearted look at how both men and women have styled their shapes with a range of undergarments — from corsets to crinolines and calf pads to sleeve puffs.