19th-Century Costume and Fashion

19th-Century Costume and Fashion

by Herbert Norris, Oswald Curtis
     
 

Exuberantly written reference presents a kaleidoscopic panorama of clothing styles worn in period covering the last years of George III to latter part of Victoria's reign. Charming descriptions and illustrations of such authentic outfits as a French court dress (1818), Garibaldi shirt (1861), and evening dress (1865). 200 black-and-white, 27

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Exuberantly written reference presents a kaleidoscopic panorama of clothing styles worn in period covering the last years of George III to latter part of Victoria's reign. Charming descriptions and illustrations of such authentic outfits as a French court dress (1818), Garibaldi shirt (1861), and evening dress (1865). 200 black-and-white, 27 color illustrations.

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The final volume (originally published in 1933) of Herbert Norris's six-volume Costume and Fashion. Covering Western European upper-class dress from the last years of King George III to the end of the Victorian period, the text is accompanied by a number of illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780486402925
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
05/26/1998
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.53(d)

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