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A passion for fashion

Surrey museums house a wealth of interesting textiles, including Czech embroidery at Haslemere, formal Victorian costumes at Woking, ancient underwear at Farnham, and motoring gear at Brooklands. Handbags and Glad Rags is a useful and attractive resource pack for teachers of students at GCSE and higher levels. Worksheets with many activities to accompany the catalogue and pictures will help to arouse the historical imagination and train the eye. The pack is available from Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, WokingGU21 6ND. Tel: 01483 518784Email: dtaylor@surreycc.gov.uk

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