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Hill, Clare, fl. 1900 / Millinery: theoretical and practical
(1909)

Preface,   pp. [v]-viii PDF (774.4 KB)


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                PREFACE 
 AMONG the variety of subjects taught in classes 
 held under the auspices of Technical Education 
 Committees, as well as various School Boards, 
 in the counties and county boroughs, Millinery 
 has deservedly won a popular place, though 
 necessarily, from the wideness of its scope and 
 the short experience of its teachers, it has 
 proved a most difficult subject to master. The 
 cry of teacher and student alike is for a manual 
 dealing with subject-matter that has hitherto 
 proved too elusive for them to grasp,- or not 
 been included in their curriculum or training 
 course. After many talks with teachers and 
 students, and discussing the points of short- 
 comings, the author has endeavoured to com- 
 pile a treatise which should be as concise and 
 simple as possible, yet fully meet the demand, 
 and thus makes no apology for offering the 
 result of much wide and practical experience 
 to the public, venturing to think that notes 


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