Awkward Appendages: Comic Umbrellas in the Periodical Press

Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture 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

Event (Conference)

TitleParaphernalia!
Abbreviated titleParaphernalia!
Date17/04/201517/04/2015
LocationThe Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University
CityLeeds
CountryUnited Kingdom

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