Sible Hedingham village sign in Essex, England. The last recorded case of 'swimming' a witch took place in Sible Hedingam in 1863. A man named Dummy was tied up and thrown into the brook (which still flows through the village) as 'an ordeal by water' He later died of shock and pneumonia
Crinoline frame, English, late 1860's. W. S. Thomson, an American, patented the crinoline frame in USA, Britain & France in 1856. It was adopted by all classes, the quality, of course, varying. At its height of popularity, half a million hoops were produced from Sheffield, England steel mills. Before this date, women would have worn up to six starched petticoats to achieve the big skirt effect. Label: "Thomson's Prize Medal Skirt. By Her Majesty's Royal Patent Registered Trade Mark 20"
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1131-Imports and Exports (part two). Chad Meyer and Moon-Jung Kim. EasytoLearnKorean.com An Illustrated Guide to Korean. Copyright shared with the Korea Times. Visit their Culture section to see a complete list of articles.