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by Wieselkind
Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Suitable colours for american shop girl circa 1775?
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: Suitable colours for american shop girl circa 1775?

I did get the Williamsburg link thanks, it was very good. It's kinda random. There is a character in a radio show http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00fkx2m/Revolting_People_Series_2_Episode_3/ that I want to make a costume for, but as its a radio show there is no vidual reference, and so I decid...
by Wieselkind
Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Suitable colours for american shop girl circa 1775?
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Suitable colours for american shop girl circa 1775?

Hi, I've found loads of info online for the actual out fit, but no source I've found online tell which specifies which colours would be suitable, beyond 'brown and blue are "safe" '. Can anyone give me some hints as to where I could find out more detail? Are there any books or maybe a website that h...
by Wieselkind
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: What roles for Women in Late 18thC Military?
Replies: 15
Views: 4099

Thanks,
I'll have another look at the picture for the cross.

Definetely wearing women's clothes, rather than ' in disguise'.
by Wieselkind
Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: What roles for Women in Late 18thC Military?
Replies: 15
Views: 4099

What roles for Women in Late 18thC Military?

Just flicking through Skirmish magazine and saw in the pics from Kelmarsh a woman with late 18thC clothes cleaning or loading some kind of gun (musket?)
Who/what was she portraying? I'm intriuged.