Scope and Contents
Draft copy of an article about London society "past and present" [by Lady Randolph Churchill for Harpers Bazaar] which includes the following subjects: the topography of London and its planning; the increase in traffic; the social calendar; the popularity of gardening; horse riding; current fashions in women's clothing; increasing opulence and decline in manners; women's involvement with charitable work; the improvement in the education of women, the rise of clubs for women and the decline of musical education; women's tastes in food; gambling; society and the decline in importance of artistocratic rank; hostesses; and female involvement with politics and canvassing. Typescript.
- Jul 1904
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