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Nineteenth-Century Costume and Fashion
Nineteenth-Century Costume and Fashion
Author: Herbert Norris, Oswald Curtis
ISBN-13: 9780486402925
ISBN-10: 0486402924
Publication Date: 5/26/1998
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Dover Publications
Book Type: Paperback
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Exuberantly written, immensely practical reference presents a kaleidoscopic panorama of clothing styles worn in period covering the last years of George III to latter part of Victorias reign. Charming descriptions and illustrations of such authentic outfits as a French court dress (1818), Garibaldi shirt (1861), evening dress (1865) , as well as tennis, hockey, golfing and cycling costumes; underclothing, headgear, and much more. Immensely valuable survey for students of fashion history, costume and design, as well as theatrical and motion picture producers. 200 b/w illustrations and twenty seven full color drawings.