Domestic Bygones

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Osprey Publishing, 1999 - History - 32 pages
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Hasteners, idlebacks, washing bats and goffering machines all had a place in the Victorian household. The author has assembled photographs of many such bygones and provides a commentary on their place in the domestic economy.

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About the author (1999)

Jacqueline Fearn has always been fascinated by the Industrial Revolution and the manner in which the Victorians, particularly, exploited every opportunity offered by new technology to make an article to fill a need, and then to sell it. Her other titles with Shire include: Cast Iron and Thatch and Thatching.

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