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Laver, James (1899–1975), expert on fashion and writer

Doris Langley Moore

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31337

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Laver, James (1899–1975), expert on fashion and writer, was born in Liverpool on 14 March 1899, the second child and only son of Arthur James Laver, maritime printer and stationer, and his wife, Florence Mary Barker. The family were strict Congregationalists. He was educated at the ...

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Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art

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