Great Grandmama's Weekly: A Celebration of the 'Girl's Own Paper' 1880-1901

ᬋ Free PDF Reading Great Grandmama's Weekly: A Celebration of the 'Girl's Own Paper' 1880-1901 ⚱ ePUB Author Wendy Forrester ⚷ ᬋ Free PDF Reading Great Grandmama's Weekly: A Celebration of the 'Girl's Own Paper' 1880-1901 ⚱ ePUB Author Wendy Forrester ⚷ First published in January 1880, price one penny, The Girl s Own Paper proved to be a success from its earliest days At the close of the 19th century, over a quarter of a million readers were buying the new issue every week Its readers peers daughters and shop girls, vicars nieces and housemaids ranged from six year olds to grandmothers Great Grandmama s Weekly captures this vanished age, featuring extracts from the magazine Advice was given on self improvement, honest work, better pay, diet, cosmetics and health Medicus , for instance, recommends brisk walks, sensible meals and cold baths In an early issue he says If you want to have a good head of hair you ought to cultivate a calm unruffled frame of mind Nervous fidgeting folk seldom have nice hair What should a girl wear for tricycling For a country wedding For travelling to India For an uncle s funeral Articles on cookery, crafts, music, etiquette, useful hints and jokes were read avidly, along with features on everything from playing hockey or keeping hens to curtseying at court or balancing the budget In 1892, under How to Secure a Situation, readers were told Too often ladies hide the fact that they have to work for their living, as if this were an everlasting disgrace, and could never be forgotten This is one of the old fashioned ideas which, it is to be hoped, a enlightened age will wipe out Only this week an elderly spinster, who had lived in highly genteel poverty for the best part of her life, remarked to me, My grandmother was a perfect lady she never did anything May future years be preserved from such nonentities The Girl s Own Paper was not just about how to live a better life Stories crammed with melodrama and romance were run as serials, and competitions were set, which until 1888 boys were not allowed to enter Wendy Forester has selected and edited a remarkable collection of extracts from The Girl s Own Paper from 1880 to 1901 Sights and sounds, beliefs and opinions of a supremely fascinating era are captured between these pages This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. chicken just might be the world s most versatile food It makes as much sense at dinner table or your car breakfast with wafflesStan Pines Gravity Falls Wiki FANDOM powered Stanley Stan Pines, also known Grunkle Stan, and formerly under assumed identity Stanford is Dipper Mabel great uncle summer Great Grandmama's Weekly: A Celebration of the 'Girl's Own Paper' 1880-1901

    • Paperback
    • 0718824504
    • Great Grandmama's Weekly: A Celebration of the 'Girl's Own Paper' 1880-1901
    • Wendy Forrester
    • English
    • 20 December 2017
    • 176 pages

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