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18th century

Confessions of a Costumier: Dressing the Community Leaders

December 10th, 2012

Throughout the year we’ve been celebrating the unique clothing of the various people living and visiting Pennsbury Manor in the late 17th Century.  After featuring the Laborers and the Servants/Tradespeople, Read More

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Our Not-So-Quaker Holly Nights!

December 3rd, 2012

The staff at Pennsbury Manor are scurrying everywhere getting ready for our annual Holly Nights this week, but in reality William Penn’s home would have been quiet and uninterrupted over Read More

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German Cooking: Not the “Wurst” Food in the Colony!

November 5th, 2012

During the 17th Century, what we know as Germany was a hodgepodge of different states disputing everything from religion to politics. With religious persecution and destruction brought about by The Thirty Read More

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Miniature Models – Dressing Children in the 17th Century

September 24th, 2012

As the school year quickly shifts into high-gear and stores advertise their latest sales on backpacks and sneakers, the staff at Pennsbury can’t help but notice the differences between modern Read More

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Confessions of a Costumier: Dressing the Tradespeople

September 3rd, 2012

Following our 17th-century Fashion Show last spring, I posted an article highlighting the Laborers and their clothing – next up are the Servants & Tradespeople! These men and women did not Read More

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