Awkward Appendages: Comic Umbrellas in the Periodical Press
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Lecture and oral contribution
Maria Damkjær - Panel member
There is something odd about the umbrella. Writer after writer in the nineteenth century joked that they were able to read a person's character from the state of his umbrella; and yet umbrellas were a standing joke for being lost, stolen or simply walking off on their own.
17 Apr 2015
|Date||17/04/2015 → 17/04/2015|
|Location||The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University|