Habits and men, with remnants of record touching the makers of both by Dr. Doran

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Author Doran, Dr. (John), 1807-1878
Title Habits and men, with remnants of record touching the makers of both
Original Publication United Kingdom: Richard Bentley,1855.
Contents Between you and me -- Man, manners, and a story with a moral to it -- Adonis at home and abroad -- Remnants of stage dresses -- Three acts and an epilogue -- The tiring-bowers of queens -- "La mode" in her birthplace -- Hats -- Wigs and their wearers -- Beards and their bearers -- Swords -- Gloves, b----s, and buttons -- Stockings -- "Masks and faces" -- Puppets for grown gentlemen -- Touching tailors -- Why did the tailors choose St. William for their patron? -- The tailors measured by the poets -- Sir John Hawkwood, the heroic tailor -- George Dörfling, the martial tailor -- Admiral Hobson, the naval tailor -- John Stow, the antiquarian tailor -- John Speed, the antiquarian tailor -- Samuel Pepys, the official tailor -- Richard Ryan, the theatrical tailor -- Paul Whitehead, the poet tailor -- Mems. of "Merchant Tailors" -- Chapters on beaux -- The beaux of the olden time -- Beau Fielding -- Beau Nash -- The Prince de Ligne -- Beau Brummell -- Doctors ready dressed -- Odd fashions.
Credits Susan Skinner and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class GT: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Manners and customs
Subject Manners and customs
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EBook-No. 68823
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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