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Comparing Modern to Victorian Corsets (and why not all corsets are ok)

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[1] Picture © Vanyanis, made use of with authorization.
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Remains] Mid 18th c. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Picture of a lady, ca. 1860s. Wikimedia Commons,_ca.1860s_( 4670813 ).
[8] This factor is usually made by outfit chronicler and also 19th century professional Luca Costigliolo.
Fig. 165– Corset droit 1904. Wikimedia Commons
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0:00 Introduction & Some Necessary Disclaimers.
2:22 Construction Differences: Modern vs Victorian.
5:08 A Corset for each Size & Purpose.
6:59 In Defence of Shapely Bellies.
8:01 ALL SHOES are Inherently Painful. (Assumption, Generalization, Misconception).
11:09 The Roles of Fit and also Size comfortably.
13:27 My Experience Wearing the Mass-Manufacture Corset.
15:50 Corsetting the Plus Sized Body (ft. Costuming Drama).
20:04 Questioning Why We Believe What We Believe.
23:20 Adventuring with Audible.

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Wikimedia Commons,_ca.1860s_( 4670813 ). Fig. 165– Corset droit 1904.

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