Restoration London by Liza Picard
From Poverty to Pets, from Medicine to Magic, from Slang to Sex, from Wallpaper to Women's Rights

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Restoration London: From Poverty to Pets, from Medicine to Magic, from Slang to Sex, from Wallpaper to Women's Rights
 

About Liza Picard

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Liza Picard was born in Essex in 1927, the youngest daughter of the village doctor. She read law at the London School of Economics but chose not to practice, despite qualifying as a barrister. She is the author of Restoration London (1997) and Dr. Johnson's London (2000).
 
Published May 1, 1998 by St Martins Pr. 330 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Picard also unearths small treasuries of first-hand data: the travelogue of Cosmo, the young grand duke of Tuscany, who took in London in a reverse of the Grand Tour;

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The observation, for example, that ""the best hats were made from beaver fur"" from Canada is followed by the news that ""Samuel's [i.e., Pepys's] hat fell off into a puddle one day, when he was riding, and was ruined....

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