Victorian & Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey
A noted photohistorian documents bonnets, capes, frock coats, caps, shawls, bodices, and crinolines as people actually wore them from 1840 through 1914. More than 200 photos depict aristocrats and the middle class as well as Oscar Wilde, Lillie Langtry, Winston Churchill, Queen Victoria, and others. Commentary and annotations describe and identify the costumes.
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Review: Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic SurveyUser Review - Powder River Rose - Goodreads
Excellent reference. I am currently making two dresses based on pictures from this book. Read full review
Review: Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic SurveyUser Review - Echo - Goodreads
This was a really interesting, in-depth look at Victorian fashion. There was a lot of information to absorb, and a lot of the details I very quickly forgot (like which years bodices were pointed and ... Read full review