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[Ebook] ↠ Bust-up: The uplifting tale of Otto Titzling and the development of the bra Author Wallace Reyburn – Bogou.us

Bust-up: The uplifting tale of Otto Titzling and the development of the braFrom The Back Cover This Hilarious Romp Through The History Of That Twentieth Century Phenomenon, The Brassier, Centres Round The Person Of Otto Titzling, Son Of A German Immigrant To The United States, Who Forsakes His Father S Bridge Building Business To Go Into Support Engineering Of A Personal Kind.Built Into The Story Of Otto S Triumphs And Vicissitudes Is An Account Of The History Of Corsetry In General, Explaining How The High Rigid Corset Of Earlier Centuries Made A Separate Bra Unnecessary So That It Was Not Until The Advent Of Flexible, Elasticised Material That The Need Arose For A Separate, Upper Storey Garment And Titzling Soon Saw This Garment Could Do Than Just SupportWhat God Has Forgotten We Stuff With Cottonran The Slogan For An Early Titzling Falsie.The Many Illustrations, Both Serious And Fanciful, Range From An Engineering Drawing Of The Stress Factors Involved In Bra Design To A Patent For Trapeze Artistes Whose Habit Of Hanging Upside Down Isn T Catered For By Conventional Bra Designs.

[Ebook] ↠ Bust-up: The uplifting tale of Otto Titzling and the development of the bra Author Wallace Reyburn – Bogou.us
  • Hardcover
  • 106 pages
  • Bust-up: The uplifting tale of Otto Titzling and the development of the bra
  • Wallace Reyburn
  • English
  • 16 June 2018
  • 9780356038575

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ Bust-up: The uplifting tale of Otto Titzling and the development of the bra Author Wallace Reyburn – Bogou.us


  1. says:

    What a wonderful book The author writes with a deliciously astute warm sense of humour which never quite descends into the depths of common bawdy, on a subject I ve not before seen addressed in a book This really is educational social history writing at its best assisted by the intriguing nature of its subject and the enormous business opportunities available in early twentieth century America.Of course it takes an older woman, Mrs Riley, to draw Otto s attention to Miss Olafsen s of Icelandic descent particular needs As befits a budding opera singer who had managed one performance at the Met., in her frontal proportions she was positively Wagnerian At this point the detail of the plot thickens, and the text begins to read a little like a British 1970s Carry On film Schoolboy humour irresistible, I suppose, given the subject.Chapter Three broadens the elastic, so to speak, by giving an intriguingly concise history of corsetry from the Minoan civilisation c 2000 BC to the invention in 1913 of industrial processes for extruding liquid rubber to produce fine threads which could then be woven in to produce elasticised materials It s not difficult to feel how this must have been an absolute Godsen...


  2. says:

    Ha ha A tongue in cheek look at women s undergarments, in particular the bra Some actual facts mingle in with the faux history and the illustrations though rather few in number are interesting.

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