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As it was accepted that a corseted waist was the ideal, it is hard to define tightlacing strictly, or to say what proportion of Victorian women practiced it.

Tightlacing is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Tightlacing books and related discussion.

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Intemperance and tight lacing considered in relation to the laws of
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History of Corsets
The practice of 'tightlacing' also became popular during this time. Women would Tightlacing comes back in and out of style every 20 years or so.
waists are seen periodically from the sixteenth
fashion of tight-lacing. I assumed that this tight-lacing as a possible cause, given by.
to go into any large picture gallery or look througlh any of chilorosis.-
moderate tight.lacing they did not develop chlorosis.

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In the early days, women's tennis was often little more than a form of under-arm 'pat-ball' due to the restrictions imposed by long skirts, bustles and tight-lacing. Women were not expected to be so athletic as Lavery's heroine.
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In Victorian times women began "tight lacing" - a method of cinching corsets so tightly that prolonged wearing of them would actually alter their shape.

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Tightlacing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Getting used to tight-lacing
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The Dangerous Fetish of Tight-Lacing in the 19th Century. Mistress McCutchan.
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TIGHTLACING TOPICS FORUM . anyone had any experiences or does anyone wish to comment on the use of uterine supports in conjunction with tightlacing?

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