Punch,  32 (1857), 118.

Fashion and its Victims



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    Notes that crinoline dresses are becoming so large that at a recent soiree they took up so much space that 'it was impossible for any laws of motion to be acted on' and that 'all the travelled stars of the evening became fixed ones'.

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