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)

Abbreviated titleParaphernalia!
LocationThe Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University
CountryUnited Kingdom

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