Join Dr. Carolyn Day as she discusses the connections between fashion and tuberculosis in the early Victorian period, when clothing was seen by the medical profession as a causative agent of disease, at the same time that the ravages of tuberculosis were highlighted by beauty practices and imitated by the prevailing fashions.
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More information at this website.2019-03-27 13:00 2019-03-27 13:00 Europe/London Lunchtime Lecture: Fashioning the Consumptive Chic: Beauty and Disease in early Victorian England Join Dr. Carolyn Day as she discusses the connections between fashion and tuberculosis in the early Victorian period. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/03/27/lunchtime-lecture-fashioning-the-consumptive-chic-beauty-and-disease-in-early-victorian-england-191117 Victoria and Albert Museum,Cromwell Road, London,London,London