Gresham College Lecture: The Crinoline Cage
Museum of London
Tue Feb 4
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Dec 30 2013
The wiry construction worn beneath the skirts and petticoats of women throughout the nineteenth century is seen by some historians as shackling females to fashion – and by others as liberating them. Professor Lynda Nead from Birkbeck University will examine the bizarre trend with gender and politics in mind.