This website is a collaborative project with Barbara Burman, Jonathan White and Seth Denbo at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. It forms part of their research project: 'Pockets of history: production and consumption of women's tie-on pockets from c1690 -1914 '. This is ongoing with a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The V&A is very grateful to Barbara, Jonathan and Seth for the contribution of their research to this site.
We are very grateful to Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org) for the permission to quote from trials.