Vanessa Jones (@vanessaljones_ )

Vanessa Jones

Bio Assistant Curator @LeedsMuseums. Dress and textile histories. Freelancer. Conference organiser @DATSnetwork. Views are my own.
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Android : This incredible item belonged to Dorothy Smith, who worked as a Red Cross VAD nurse during the WWII. She worked in a military hospital and York in 1942 and then in Colchester from 1942-1946. Her uniform cape is decorated with badges given to her by the men she treated!

Twitter Web App : Beautiful twitter folk, does anyone have access to the article The Cotton Industry in Yorkshire 1780 - 1900, by D.T. Jenkins, in Textile History journal, please? Thanks in advance!

Android : You are invited to read Angela Lassigs article William Clark (1830–1902): A Colonial New Zealand Draper and Clothier, 1854–1888 on page 114 in The Journal of Dress History, Summer 2020 Issue, here:

Android : Australia has put Melbourne back into lockdown because of 191 new *cases* of Covid-19.

Meanwhile, the UK is prancing out of lockdown while recording a new daily tally of 155 *deaths* from Covid-19.

Johnson's govt is a disgrace.…

Android : A fantastic performance of a compelling and moving letter which captures the spirit and importance of #PrideInside…

Android : I'd like to interview two-spirit, hijra / kinnara, fa'afafine, fa'atane, mahu, kathoey or similarly identified people. I am studying how English museums present "queer" identities, and how they can improve. My email is 🏳️‍🌈




Join London Drawing Group’s Luisa Maria MacCormack for our Feminist Leture series dedicated to celebrating the lives and work of Women of Colour in Art History!

Android : Textile History has collated some articles exploring past relationships between textiles and health, free access until 30 Sept. From occupational diseases of garment workers to the community-building potential of textile practices and projects…

Android : BLACK HISTORY MATTERS: uncovering a hidden chapter of Scotlands history.

Join us for the latest in our series of conversations with leading experts and members of the community.

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Android : People are already judging women for their outfits coming out of lockdown. Wearing stilettoes seems to be the preferred point of attack.

Women 👏 can 👏 wear 👏 whatever 👏 they 👏 want 👏 plz 👏 keep 👏 your 👏 archaic 👏 opinions 👏 to 👏 yourself 👏.