yep....cough............I still wear a corset. Actually, I find it to be the best bra and back support I have ever encountered!
Sill need to work on links during this period of time.
If any of you have seen the HBO, "John Adams" series, that gives you a wonderful visual of what life was like back then.
Depending on a woman's station in life, many did have say so. The rest did not, sadly. Most young women were married to men who were like 20-30 years older than them. I am so glad I don't live in those days.
More to come!