A grandson and great-grandson of presidents, Henry Adams had a proprietary interest in the White House. His great-grandmother Abigail Adams had hung the family wash to dry in the unfinished East Room, and his grandmother Louise Catherine Adams had [...]
Dress and Society 1560—1970. By Geoffrey Squire, Viking $16.95.
Geoffrey Squire's philosophy of clothes is epitomized by his initial epigraphs—the traditional street cry "Clothes; clothes; any old clothes?" followed by a quotation from Edvard M [...]