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Virtual History Happy Hour: Why We Wear, What We Wear

March 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm



A social history of clothing in Victorian London, and how the evolution of clothing has influenced what we wear today.

Have you ever stopped to think about why we wear the things that we wear? What if we told you that some of the things you wear every day have been influenced by the way we thought about clothing and class in the 19th century?

Join our lecture to learn more about how social structures influenced who wore what in Victorian London, and how the evolution of clothing in the 19th century continues to influence our ideas about clothing and fashion today.

About our Speaker:

Juliana Gaul is a 46-year veteran of Renaissance Fair, Dickens Fair, and Re-enactment in general. Over the years, she has been a performing member of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento, the NCWA (National Civil War Association), the GBACG (Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild), the SCA, the Adrian Empire, the Renaissance Military Society, the San Francisco History Days, the Northern California Pirate Festival (being the founder of the Historically based “Government House”) and has become a “Janeite” (fan of Jane Austen and all things Regency), traveling to Bath in England, every other year for the Jane Austen Festival and the Stamford Georgian Festival. She is also the co-founder of a WW2 British Home Front Association, comprised of a Women’s Land Army (WLA), Women’s Institute (WI), and Home Guard group.

How to Register

Reigstration for this event is free. Once you register, you will be sent information about how to access the webinar on the event date, including a Zoom link. A reminder with that same link will be sent to you 24 hours before the event.

Pay What You Can

We are accepting donations for this event. If you are able to contribute today, we ask that you use this option to register. We understand that not everyone is in the position to make a donation today, but if you are, we suggest a donation of $5-$10.

Your donation helps support the mission of Camron-Stanford House, and helps us to continue to provide programs just like this one! Donations provide funding for speaker honoraria, technology expenses, and much more that goes on behind the scenes to make these History Happy Hours possible.


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March 4, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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