If one now looks back at the regulations as proposed, the evidence clearly points towards the intention being for a system less complicated, and more restrained than Oxbridge and Durham, adopting a logical pattern of Faculty silks (as used at London & Glasgow) and making one item ‘do’ in the place of several e.g. the Doctoral hood and gowns. Clearly, Manchester’s was a “no-frills” system of academic dress, and certainly the associations with dress at London & Cambridge were quite marked. [Excerpt].
Lowe, Philip (2001) "The Origins and Development of Academical Dress at the Victoria University of Manchester," Transactions of the Burgon Society: Vol. 1.
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