Draper – Copying Ads Using Merchants

Paul and Paul

What is this all about? My goal is to take an ad, artwork, or account from the 18th century and use an 18th century merchant, or several merchants to make the look come to life. Making it happen is the focus of this section of articles. I will try to post them periodically. This post highlights […]

B&T – Copying Ads Using Merchants

What is this all about? My goal is to take an ad, artwork, or account from the 18th century and use a merchant, or several sellers of wares to make the look come to life. Making it happen is the focus of this section of articles. I will try to post them periodically. This post highlights […]

A Gown – The Shortened Hot Mess

In 2016 I thought I had lost a gown. It is one of my early gowns. I had drafted the pattern myself. Although there was a lot wrong with the construction I was very fond of it. This image of me in it was the first time I had ever done laundry publicly. That brown […]

Runaway Thoughts

I decided to write down my reading of a runaway this morning. I decided I wanted to re check a runaway where I knew a wrapper was mentioned. I think every time I read this ad I get more confused on things. It confuses even things I thought I kind of had sorted out. This […]