Victorian Goods and Merchandise

Victorian Goods and Merchandise

by Carol Belanger Grafton (Editor)


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This immensely practical archive of old-time illustrations not only offers a wonderful glimpse of personal items and domestic accessories from a bygone era, it's also an absolute treasure chest of easily reproducible graphic art.
More than 900 cuts, culled from rare nineteenth-century periodicals, have been organized in convenient categories: clothes, furniture, kitchenware, toys and games, musical instruments, stationery supplies, and much more. Today's artists, advertisers, and craftspeople can choose from items ranging from fans, corsets, and parasols to a typewriter, feather duster, and high-topped "storm slippers." A comprehensive compendium of immediately usable images, this virtually inexhaustible supply of design inspiration will also thrill nostalgia enthusiasts, cultural historians, and lovers of Victoriana.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486997896
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 09/29/2006
Series: Dover Electronic Clip Art Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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