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The rag trade: the people who made our clothes

The rag trade: the people who made our clothes

Inder, Pam, author

Rebecca Thomas convicted for running a sweat shop in the Promenade, Cheltenham under the 1867 Workshop Regulation Act. Edward Brydges appointed Clerk to the Cheltenham Borough Council. Chapter entitled, "One Good Example', Rebecca Thomas (c. 1830 - 1902), Chelenham. pp47 - 62.This work is about people who worked in the rag trade in the nineteenth century - dressmakers and milliners, tailors, a shoemaker, a framework knitter, a lace maker and a pattern maker. It deals with the trades and their products, but also with the day-to-day lives of the protagonists, both at work and at home

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Stroud: Amberley, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Pam Inder
ISBN: 1445657295, 9781445657295
Physical Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Textile workers Biography.; Textile workers History 19th century.; Biography.