Anticipated Effects of Taylors 'Strike' - or Gentlemens Fashions for - 1835

George Cruikshank

Anticipated Effects of Taylors 'Strike' - or Gentlemens Fashions for - 1835
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actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

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Anticipated Effects of Taylors 'Strike' - or Gentlemens Fashions for - 1835. Etching. Fashionable society parades in Hyde Park in worn out and patched clothes. Satirical scene refering to the male tailors' strike, in London. The tailors struck for higher wages and the abolition of homework. This was effectively a strike to keep women out of the industry.

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