A Summer in socks

Rebecca Osborn’s bluestocking summer

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the breaking up of the bluestocking club

the club is over, but there’s the book to come!

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sock of the week no.12

creative and industrious stocking knitting men

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sock of the week no. 11

fashion, innovation and stripey socks

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sock of the week: no.10

the “everlasting stocking knitters” of Wales

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sock of the week no.7

what might a pair of seventeenth-century stockings say about the body that once wore them?

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sock of the week no. 6: clocks and socks

an image connecting the histories of eighteenth-century intimate apparel, government taxation, and the democratisation of timekeeping

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sock of the week no.5: Jacobite garters

Stockings which concealed the political message of a lost eighteenth-century cause.

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sock of the week no.4

Gairloch stockings: A Highland design success story

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sock of the week no.3

Celebrating the world’s first sock knitting book, and its bluestocking author

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sock of the week no.2

Eighteenth-century stockings in miniature

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sock of the week no.1

Philippe Mercier’s popular portrait of an eighteenth-century stocking knitter

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