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: dresshistorians.org/journal/.

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.

gov.uk/guidance/coron…

Android : A fantastic performance of a compelling and moving letter which captures the spirit and importance of #PrideInside twitter.com/AmnestyUK/stat…

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 natalie.mcgowan@spc.ox.ac.uk 🏳️‍🌈

Android : NEEDLE AND STONE: BLACK WOMEN ARTISTS of the 1800s

12 JULY

ONLINE EVENT

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!

bit.ly/Blkwomart

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 think.taylorandfrancis.com/textiles-human…

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.

Free tickets on sale now: bit.ly/EWHblackhistor…

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 👏.