We stumbled upon another terrific article from the Victorian era regarding the art and joys (or otherwise) of etiquette.
This article is especially interesting, as it highlights differences in the appliance (and non-appliance) of etiquette between the UK and the USA. The article also touches on a theme that is very dear to our hearts: etiquette in shops.
So if you’re interested in what the Victorians thought about the behaviour of their shop workers, and if you’d like to compare and contrast the etiquette of today’s retail assistants with their Victorian ancestors, then we’ll sure you’ll enjoy reading this article.
Falkirk Herald – Thursday 02 February 1871
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