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    The Victorian 'Underskirt Boy'

    The Victorian 'Underskirt Boy' by Thorilla It was 1892 and I, David Shaw, then aged 19, joined 'Maynard and Son, Specialist Purveyors to Gentlewomen and Ladies of the Aristocracy' on Upper Richmond Road, Putney. The job involved providing 'underskirt services' to single women. This was my...