Earlier this year, The Underpinnings Museum ran its first major fundraiser since 2016’s Kickstarter (the crowdfunding campaign that helped us to launch this website). We took to social media to ask our…March 15, 2019
Running an online museum with people who live in three different European countries is exciting, but also means it’s very easy to forget how different things can be when you’re chatting in…August 4, 2018
This blog post documents the Underpinnings Museum Twitter Conference presentation by Lucy Jane Santos, entitled The Curious History of Radioactive Corsets. This presentation will look at the surprising use of radioactive materials…January 18, 2018
The change from ‘old-fashioned’ corset to ‘modern’ girdle began in the 1910s with the help of some Parisian couture houses who began to adopt features of alternative modes of dress. For around…January 9, 2017
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