An interesting read by Audrey Glasgow Great North Museum: Hancock about the Japanese art of foot binding.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder | Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Blog
People have done crazy things for beauty for millennia. In Ancient Greece and Rome, people bathed in mud and crocodile faeces to tone their muscles and keep their skin youthful. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Japanese married women dyed their teeth black with a lacquer made of acid-soaked iron fili...
12:50pm 11 Mar 2014