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Vane - 1895 - A Tramp's Romance..pdf
This story from The Strand Magazine, published in January 1895. This story details the adventure of a poor, but gallant Tramp who happens upon two lost young women during a rainstorm. He helps them and falls in love with one of the women only to…

Punch1880_P_001.jpg
The image depicts two couples by the shore, one comments on the other, talking about the chic dressing of the other couple. This cartoon features men and women's clothing as the subject and satirizes the outlandish styles of both. The 'chic' man is…

Hints about men's dress.pdf
The article offers advice to the reader, focusing on the importance of shoes and hats. The article suggests a black hat over lighter colored hats and gloves whenever possible. This advice illustrates a more economical approach to clothing, but also…

Punch1881_P_002.jpg
The Cartoon shows a man getting ready for the day, noting that women do not care about appearances as the caption notes, "Proceeds, as usual, to squeeze his neck into a collar which prevents him from turning his head, his feet into tight boots which…

1894 - Men's Fashions..pdf
This article details the styles of clothing that men should try to wear. The styles of the American fashions are noted as well as a need to distance men's clothing from the styles of women. The piece discusses the fashions of England, France and…

Andrews - 1906 - Miss WINSTON'S WEDDING-DAY..pdf
This story from The Strand Magazine is about a young woman, Sybil Winston, is about to be married to a man she thinks does not love her, Lord Peterborough, and she decides to flee from him. Sybil learns more about man she is engaged to and another…

GRESLEY - 1840 - OF all useless beings, the mere man of fashion is .pdf
The article , attributed to Gresely, scorns men that place a lot of attention of their physical appearance and fashion.

Punch1880_C_000.jpg
This cartoon from Punch Magazine depicts a group of upper class men all shooting the same bird. the caption reads, "Lord B-c -nsf-ld (jubilant). 'We don't often get such a chance on our moor. Why we've blown him all to bits between us!'" This image…

Punch1880_C_002.jpg
This cartoon depicts two men standing and talking and one responds to the other mocking his thin legs by saying, "My dear fellow, we can't all be cart-horses. Usefulness isn't everything, you know; and there must be a few thoroughbreds here and there…

1890 - Suggestions to Wives, Mothers, and Sisters..pdf
The article, featured in the London Journal, details to women how they can help the men in their lives dress better and what fashion changes men should be making. This piece illustrates the role that women were seen to have in their households.…
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