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Paupers, Petticoats and Pinafores

Start Date 14 February 2015
End Date 01 November 2015
Venue The Workhouse
Location Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK

What did the Southwell Workhouse pauper inmates wear in the 1840s?

Focusing on the female pauper costume, the display highlights the painstaking work which has gone into the creation of the outfits from archival research, though to design and construction.