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The Corset in the 18th Century

The Corset in the 18th Century.png The Care of New-born infantsThumbnailsSteel Corset worn in Catherine's time.The Care of New-born infantsThumbnailsSteel Corset worn in Catherine's time.The Care of New-born infantsThumbnailsSteel Corset worn in Catherine's time.

During the 18th century corsets were largely made from a species of leather known as "Bend," which was not unlike that used for shoe soles, and measured nearly a quarter of an inch in thickness.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Searchlights on Health by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Published 1920
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