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The Clue? Look at the buttons on these! Each tiny button had to be done up every time these gaiters were worn. Gaiters are extra foot ware that go around the bottom part of your leg. On this picture you can see the strap that held these ones in place under the foot as well.

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  • list arrowThere's nothing like a nice private shower!

    Having a shower in Victorian times meant a line of maids passing water up a ladder to the final one who poured it over your head whilst you stood in your metal frame or tent contraption - you can see one at Erdigg, an historic house near Wrexham, North Wales.

     

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