|Great Britain patent number GB1899 13891 (1899)|
13,891. Packwood, L. P. C. July 5.
Corsets ; chest expanders.--A corset adapted especially for wear by women engaged in athletic exercises is made in two parts shaped to the person, viz., a front part A, Fig. 1, provided with horizontal stiffeners e, and a back part B, the two being connected together by buckled straps a, b, h, Shoulder braces b1 may be attached to the back B, and their arrangement is shown in the inside view, Fig. 4, of the back part B. Buttons f, g serve for connecting the corset to the skirt band.