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Shoes History

All About Pointe

Provides a history of pointe shoes and general and technical information.

All About Shoes

The Bata Shoe Museum in Canada shares extensive online resources on the history of footwear including Innuit, Japanese, the elevated foot, and wedding traditions.

Cordwainers Shoe Collection

A photographic record of the London college's shoe collection which includes lasts and tools.

Footwear Of The Middle Ages

The history and development of footwear and shoemaking techniques up to the end of the sixteenth century. Includes a glossary, historical shoe types, and shoe designs.

Head Over Heels

Provides history of shoes with gallery of photos according to year.

Shoe Icons

Publishing company specialising in shoes and setting up a shoe museum in Moscow. Includes items from the collection such as shoe adverts, magazine articles, shoe cards and shoe buckles.

Solemates : The Century in Shoes

Graphical history of 20th century shoes by decade, with multimedia and timelines.

SONS: Shoes or No Shoes

Shoe museum in Belgium displays their collections of ethnographic and designer footwear, contemporary art featuring shoes, cartoons and texts.

Vans 40 Year History Timeline

Covers from 1966 to the present day tracing the history of the Van Doren Rubber Company and its shoes.

Venetian Chopines

Project looking at the high platform shoes which were worn in Venice from 1400-1700. With essay, artifact analysis and methodology, and links.

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