Corsetted Victorians and others – myths and reality
The chorus of fairies in the burlesque Ariel, Gaiety Theatre, London, 8 October 1883 - not as delicate as we usually think as fairirs ;-) Once sgsin: habe been born in the srong century. I would have been a beuty queen!
Australian horses were again more reliable and showed greater endurance than the other breeds. About 160,000 Australian horses served in World War 1 and their performance was best summed up by R.M. Preston D.S.O. in his book "The Desert Mounted Corps" - "The majority of horses in the Corps were Walers and there is no doubt that these hardy Australian horses make the finest cavalry mounts in the world". Frank Derrick - Monto Troup 5th Light Horse Regiment