Getting Dressed

Getting Dressed in the Eighteenth Century

9:00am - 4:30pm / Thursday 21st March 2019 / Venue: Arthur West Room (G22) Abercromby SQ (south)
Type: Workshop / Category: Department / Series: Eighteenth-century worlds
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New Perspectives on the Global Eighteenth Century

Getting Dressed in the Eighteenth Century

Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop


Ariane Fennetaux (Université Paris-Diderot), ‘Undressing fashion in the eighteenth century’

10.15-10.30am Tea and Coffee

10.30-11.30 Clothing and Everyday Life

Elizabeth Spencer (University of York), ‘Clothing and Conflict: The Separation of William and Catherine Ettrick’.

Rebecca Morrison (Queen Mary, University of London), ‘“I take the Liberty of Informing the Ladies”: Newspaper Advertising and the Eighteenth-Century London Mantua-Maker’.

11.30-11.45am Tea and Coffee


Matthew McCormack (University of Northampton), ‘Shoes and the body in Georgian Britain’.

12.45-1.45pm Lunch

1.45-3.15pm Fashioning Identities

Rosanne Waine (National Museums Scotland), ‘The Romantic Revival of Highland Dress: A Case Study of the Highland Society of London, c.1778-1830’.

Montana Davies-Shuck (Northumbria University), ‘Fashioning Legitimacy: Charles II and the Development of a Foppish Identity’.

Sophie H. Jones (University of Liverpool), ‘Following the London Fashions: Clothing, Sociability and British Identity in Colonial New York’.

3.15-3.45pm Walk to National Museums Liverpool

3.45-4.30pm Pauline Rushton (National Museums Liverpool), ‘Dressed to Impress’