Tag Archives: shoes

Shoes Glorious Shoes

Originally acting as a protector of the feet, the shoe has since developed into an expression of personal identity. The decoration and design of shoes has varied dramatically through time and from culture to culture. One of the most notable… Read more

Hair Rollers and Horseshoes

I’m currently preparing to present at the Culture Shock conference at the end of September and feeling rather nostalgic. Looking back at some of the stories that the volunteers from Culture Track created I’m so impressed with the work that… Read more

Shoemaking craze hits fashionable society

Here is a photograph of a slipper table that we have in the museum collection. I didn’t know anything about slipper tables until this week when I got an email from a postgraduate student in Dublin. She is researching the… Read more