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19:53

LifeStyle

The glamour of the revolutionaries

Isabel Ibáñez

The beauty standards of the nineteenth century meant that many women of the time had to wear corsets to define their waistlines, leaving them literally out of breath. “Uncomfortable pieces that crush the torso causing serious health problems: ... for the Revolution). And what about trousers! Towards the middle of that same century in the US, laws were introduced banning women from wearing them, classifying the garment as "a clothing item that didn’t belong to their sex". As such, women ... pointed breasts like missiles which ended upbeing popular with soldiers, used to be a "symbol of the liberation of female sexuality". Castelló places their origin in the 19th century, when 'burlesque' actresses, "scantily clad dancers, promoted themselves

23:06

LifeStyle

A New Year's custom difficult to digest

Tony Bryant

...providing one does not choke to death in the process. Caricature from 1911 showing various politicians eating the lucky grapes in the Puerta del Sol in Madrid. SUR The custom can be traced back to the 19th century, although the exact origins remain

19:44

Local

Works at La Fonda hotel have uncovered the remains of an entire 16th-century church

Héctor Barbotta

Last summer archaeologists excavating beneath the old La Fonda hotel in Marbella discovered a necropolis dating back to the 16th century and the walls of old San Sebastián church, whose location had never been ascertained. Now, other items have been ... de los Remedios, which was abandoned in the early 19th century. The main chapel had been decorated and samples of its frescoes are currently being analysed by a laboratory. The dome includes painted angels, flower motifs and other elements relating to the Virgen ... de los Remedios. These appear to date from the 18th century, when the church was enlarged. The architect leading these works, Miguel Vila, says all these features will be incorporated into the hotel which is to be built on this site, and will be part of the

11:15

LifeStyle

Greetings of the season that go back hundreds of years

Tony Bryant

The custom of exchanging the time-honoured Christmas card during the weeks leading to Christmas is a tradition that took off in Britain in the middle of the 19th century. However, like so many customs related to Yuletide, this simple gesture is ... elaborate Victorian style greetings cards. By the beginning of the 20th century, cards with envelopes had made a come back and the tradition proved to be a profitable business. The hugely popular brand produced by the Hall brothers (Hallmark) began to ... in the 1950s, but the Victorian and Edwardian designs have remained popular to this day. Appreciation of the artistry of Christmas cards grew in the late 19th century, which was partly due to competitions organised by card publishers. Queen Mary

12:01

What to do

Exhibitions and art shows currently on along the Costa del Sol and inland

denise bush

Maestro del Espacio (Mast of Space). Andrèi Tarkovsky was one of the most influential Russian artists of the 20th century and forerunner of innovative techniques in the cinema of the time. In conjunction with this exhibition is a series of silent movies, ... the 18th century to everyday scenes painted only a few months ago, the museum has created a tour consisting of 163 works in a succession of rooms. Until April 2021. Centro Pompidou Malaga. Muelle Uno. Dar la Cara. Until 11 April 2021. The ... semi-permanent exhibition is entitled De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español. (A century of Spanish art). Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel were precursors of new ways of seeing and creating and their legacy still lives on. This

15:05

Local

Guadalmina Roman baths to be converted into a tourist attraction

SUR IN ENGLISH

Guadalmina river and next to the beach, date back to the third century but are currently in very bad condition. They have been unprotected for years, as they were discovered in the 17th century but were not classified as a Site of Cultural Interest until

16:33

Opinion

Prohibition, will they never learn?

ANDREW J. LINN

It is an old axiom that every nation gets the government it deserves, and if this is applied worldwide, then we are not in good hands. It was ever thus.When Prohibition became law in the US a century ago, no-one had thought through the consequences,

17:21

LifeStyle

14 August 1598: Seville's Casa de la Lonja opens for business

Debbie Bartlett

...in 1584, and, although it was ready for occupation in 1598, work continued well into the 17th century before the structure was fully complete. The Casa de la Lonja was two storeys high, built around a large central courtyard of stone with wide

19:50

Opinion

Tales from the old days

Rachel Haynes

...leaders, and order all men, women and children to cover their faces. The girl looks up from her history book. Without checking the date, she assumes she's been reading about the 17th or 18th century, even earlier. She reminds herself how times change, ... managed to pass the time. It's then that the reader realises the mistake in her previous assumption. Mobile phones, Zoom meetings and remote working: she's reading about the 21st century after all - 2020 to be precise. She puts down one book and picks