Cage Crinoline

At the peak of the cage crinoline fad, a single issue of the London Evening Standard (15 August 1862) included a report of a young woman’s death caused by a crinoline fire and an advertisement touting the monarch-approved Thomson’s prize-winning “Crown” model.


Rebecca N. Mitchell, “15 August 1862: The Rise and Fall of the Cage Crinoline”

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15 Aug 1862

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