Making HistoryThe Parasol and Beach Culture

18 min

Available until 17/02/2025

21/08/2021

The parasol or beach umbrella is synonymous with summer beach holidays but it has not always been so. Historian Elsa Devienne tells us the social and cultural history of an object that has appeared on and disappeared from our beaches as fashion, tanning practices and our attitudes to our bodies change.

Director

Jean-Dominique Ferrucci

Country

France

Year

2020

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