When Women Wore Whales - The Story of How Whalebone Shaped 19th-Century Fashion

at Virtual | Fri Dec 11 - Sun Jan 31



Long Island, NY

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Date & Time

Jan 22, 2021 through Jan 31, 2021 (daily)
Cost: Free Event

"Through a display of 19th-century photographs, fashion magazine plates, photographs, whaling tools, corsets, parasols, and exquisite dresses showing the changes in fashion from 1820 to 1920, this special exhibit explores the fascinating, surprising, and vital role the American whaling industry played in the world of 19th-century fashion. Curated by Richard Doctorow."

Suffolk County Historical Society