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Faith, fashion and social reform : a family of quaker drapers in colonial Hobart

Clynk, Jennifer Elise

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Religion has been largely overlooked in the study of clothing trades and fashion consumerism in the dress history of colonial Australia. While the majority of colonial society used fashionable dress to display wealth and rank, for plain religious sects such as Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) rejecting fashion signalled their morality. Australian Quakers' relationships with fashion in their personal wardrobes or businesses are underexplored. In the nineteenth century, three...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109320

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