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Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The History of the Bowler Hat

Timothy Long

An icon long associated with the City of London, the unmistakable bowler hat was an essential part of every City worker’s uniform. By the 1950s, businessmen wouldn’t be seen in the Square Mile without one. Timothy Long, Curator of Fashion & Decorative Arts at the Museum of London, explores the history of this fascinating hat. 

This is a part of the 2014 City of London Festival.

 

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Curator of Fashion & Decorative Arts at the Museum of London.

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2 July 2014

The History of the Bowler Hat
Timothy Long

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