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The Fashionable Body: medicine and leisure in the 18th-century and the ubnderpinnings of the Empire

The Chawton House Library Annual Library Talk
A celebration of lesser known aspects of the collections at Chawton House Library: fashion and health, trade and commerce

Sophie Vasset and Ariane Fennetoux discuss health, underwear, the expansion of empires and the development of the cotton industry. This fascinating talk was first presented at the Burney Society Conference 2010 at the Universite Paris-Diderot.


Sophie Vasset | talks


Date and Time:

28 July 2011 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Chawton House Library
Chawton House
GU34 1SJ
01420 541010

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£10, £7.50 concs (includes wine & canapes)

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Chawton House Library 01420 541010

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