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The Exeter Cloth Dispatch Book 1763 – 5

I love snippets from the past. This post about a forthcoming book, The Exeter Cloth Dispatch Book 1763-5 looks fascinating.

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The Art of Innovation, Dyeing to Display

If you have 14 minutes to spare, this Radio 4 documentary about the first synthetic dye is worth listening to. It also shows what you can do with waste products from another process. There are lots of interesting snippets, like the idea … Continue reading

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Wedding dresses through the ages

The Pump Room in Harrogate is always worth a visit, although I have never managed to sample the “health giving” waters. The smell is too much for me. At the moment, there is another reason to visit. Until 15th September … Continue reading

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