Posts Tagged ‘edwardians’

The three of them sat in the conservatory taking tea, a picture of Edwardian respectability to launch a thousand clichés. The Vicar was a strong man with a kindly face and not yet 50. His hostess was Mrs Fortitude a stylish matron who still had the delicate features of a young woman and a handsome […]


Strictly speaking, nothing new on the Markham project but here is more information from the same era, some of it has been provided by David Roman. Along side corporal punishment, there were additional techniques employed by governesses and disciplinarians to augment the correction of young women during the late 19th and early 20th century. Here […]