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G is for Gloveress

‘Gloving is only a cloak for something worse; to be a gloveress is enough to stamp them with no enviable fame.’[1] In 1852, the anonymous, ‘Humanitas’ wrote to Reynold’s Newspaper in an attempt to bring to the attention of the public the terrible state in which many gloveresses found themselves. To be a gloveress a… Read more »