THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according to records left by Captain Charles Johnson there were at least two who followed that calling, dressed in sailors’ clothes, and who lived and fought in desperate frays in the early eighteenth century.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Milk seller from Guadeloupe. Milk seller from Guadeloupe. A West Indian inhabitant. Cruising among the Caribbees, summer days in winter months (1895) by Charles Augustus Stoddard. (Free eBook)
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
A West Indian Type Woman c. 1900. From the book: Cruising among the Caribbees; summer days in winter months (1903), by Charles Augustus Stoddard (free eBook)