TITLE

Skin Deep: the Fall of Fur

AUTHOR(S)
Dyhouse, Carol
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
History Today;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the popularity of fur garments in twentieth century Great Britain. It examines women's fashions, commenting on the popularity of fox fur in the 1930s and the popularity of mink fur following World War II. The author explores the views of J.G. Links, the son of a furrier named Calman Links. She also reflects on fur's fall from popularity in the late twentieth century, noting the rise of the animal rights movement and the eventual outlawing of fur farming in Great Britain in 2002.
ACCESSION #
67076199

 

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