The Edwardian Era: Handling Silverware During the Edwardian Period, Setting Up the Dinner Table of the Wealthy During the Edwardian Era, the Importance of Posture During the Edwardian Period, British Fear of the French Revolution, the Reason Edwardian Servants Did Not Gossip, Expectations of Edwardian Servants, the Reason Edwardian Clothing of the Wealthy Was Difficult to Wear, the Identification of Socioeconomic Position Via Hats, the Social Convention of Removing a Hat During Conversation, Handshaking Being Uncommon During the Edwardian Period, and the Belief That the Wealthy Had a Duty to Employ the Impoverished

British servants during the Edwardian period would never touch silverware without white gloves as it would leave a trace of the oils from their hand or a fingerprint. Wooden measurement sticks with placement notches noted were used to push cutlery and make it evenly spread as well as how far to pull chairs out from the table. Chair backs were purely decorative as leaning against the back of a chair was seen as completely unacceptable. There are stories of nannies placing knives on chair backs to...

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