Fashion

The Clothes & The Man: Cricket

William Gilbert “W. G.” Grace, considered by many to be the finest cricketer in history, contributed to Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Series with an article on the proper outfit for playing cricket. Amongst cricketers generally opinions are many and divided as to this or that particular style of batting and bowling, but sound …

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Fashion

English Court Dress

I wrote about Court Presentations nearly five years ago, and back then there were plenty of pictures and illustrations of women in their court dress, but it was difficult to find any of men in their court dress. Fast-foward to today and more libraries are adding to the digital archive. Gentlemen who have no Special …

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