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The Corset in the 18th Century

The Corset in the 18th Century.png The Dude of the 17th CenturyThumbnailsSteel Corset worn in Catherine's time.The Dude of the 17th CenturyThumbnailsSteel Corset worn in Catherine's time.The Dude of the 17th CenturyThumbnailsSteel 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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