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The Tex­tiles So­ci­ety tex­tile­so­ci­ety.org.uk/ tex­tile-links/ mu­se­ums.php This has links to cos­tume mu­se­ums, or­gan­i­sa­tions and on­line re­sources such as the Lon­don Sewing Ma­chine Mu­seum, the Em­broi­derer’s Guild and the Crafts Study Cen­tre.

Lon­don Sewing Ma­chine Mu­seum

crafty­sewer.com/ acat­a­log/ Lon­don_ Sew­ing_ Machine_ Mu­seum.html Vin­tage sewing ma­chine ex­hibits in a large store sell­ing sewing, hab­er­dash­ery and crafts sup­plies. Fash­ion Era fash­ion- era.com/ the_ seam­stress.htm In­cludes in­for­ma­tion on the types of dress­maker/seam­stress and their work­ing con­di­tions from Vic­to­rian age on­wards.

Vic­to­rian and Al­bert Mu­seum

vam.ac.uk In­cludes ex­am­ples of a wide ar­ray of fash­ion and ac­ces­sories. Fash­ion Mu­seum, Bath fash­ion­mu­seum.co.uk As­sem­bly Rooms, Ben­nett Street, Bath BA1 2QH Find­my­past and Ances­try find­my­past.co.uk and ances­try.co.uk Fea­tures di­rec­to­ries such as Kelly’s and the post of­fice.

His­tor­i­cal Di­rec­to­ries of Eng­land and Wales

spe­cial­col­lec­tions.le.ac.uk/ cdm/ land­ing­page/ col­lec­tion/ p16445­coll4. Digi­tised trade di­rec­to­ries cov­er­ing Eng­land and Wales (1760s to 1910s).

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