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Nose Jobs in the 19th Century

Nose Jobs in the 19th Century

“The science of the nose has reached such perfection that it is now possible to modify or change the nose” ~Baroness Staffe,  My Lady’s Dressing Room 1892 This article follows on from a previous post in which I had promised to look into early rhinoplasty as described in My Lady’s Dressing Room. Disappointingly, Baroness Staff’s entry was slim. Her … Continue reading

A Polar Bear in my Victorian Bathroom

A Polar Bear in my Victorian Bathroom

“At the opposite side of the room is placed a couch covered with the skin of a Polar bear, whereon, clad in a luxurious peignoir, one reposes after the fatigues of the bath and the douche. “ ~The Lady’s Dressing Room, by Baroness Staffe We are renovating our characterless 1970s bathroom. We have only the … Continue reading