Morag Cross ‘A Strait-laced Sisterhood: Corset Makers and other Businesswomen in 19th century Glasgow’ blog for Glasgow City Heritage Trust

Morag Cross also wrote a blog on businesswomen in Victorian Glasgow for the Gallus Glasgow project from the Glasgow City Heritage Trust. This was one of a range of blogs based on the aerial panoramic view by Sulman, 1864.

As Morag suggests ‘The women inhabit his Glasgow streets, just as they always have, if we only choose to look!’

You can read it here –

Morag Cross is an independent researcher and archaeologist, specialising in histories of buildings and land ownership. Her archival research explores the unexpected links between previously unknown figures, especially women, and their social networks. She has worked on over 80 projects including business histories for the Mackintosh Architecture website, Glasgow Council’s official WW1 website, M74 industrial archaeology research, and Edinburgh’s India Buildings, Victoria St.

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