There is no doubt that we’ve come a long way as a society from where we were in the 1800s. Politically, the social climate is very different, for example, women can vote and have own rights. One thing is sure: women have made incredible strides over the years despite being met with obstacles at every turn. Let’s discover the social etiquette for ladies in the 1800s! They are absolutely ridiculous.
It’s time to appreciate how far ladies have come in the face of adversity, so let’s have a closer look at what is going on in this ridiculous 19th-century social etiquette book. We have a guide called Moral Encyclopaedia by Charles Varle from 1831. It details unbelievable rules and customs.