Nineteenth-century fashion in detail

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V&A Publications, 2005 - Art - 224 pages
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The latest entry in the successful In Detail series is a lavishly illustrated book celebrating 19th-century fashion. Featuring glorious, specially commissioned color photographs of close-up details alongside accurate line drawings that demonstrate the underlying structure of each garment, the books 150 pieces capture the opulence and variety of this fascinating era. From the delicate embroidery on ballgowns to the vibrant synthetic colors of crinolines, the major themes of 19th-century fashion are highlighted as never before in a single volume.

Perfect for those who want an authentic take on the latest Victorian trend. In Style The latest entry in the successful In Detail series is a lavishly illustrated book celebrating 19th-century fashion. Featuring glorious, specially commissioned color photographs of close-up details alongside accurate line drawings that demonstrate the underlying structure of each garment, the books 150 pieces capture the opulence and variety of this fascinating era. From the delicate embroidery on ballgowns to the vibrant synthetic colors of crinolines, the major themes of 19th-century fashion are highlighted as never before in a single volume.

Perfect for those who want an authentic take on the latest Victorian trend. In Style

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I adore these books! Beautiful pictures, great detail and amazing close ups as well as a lot of information on the clothing. Read full review

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it is a great book from all the other books. I tank the author who published it Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
The Male Image
20
Romantic Styles
74
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Lucy Johnston is curator of 19th-century fashion in the V&A's Department of Furniture, Textiles & Fashion.

Richard Davis is Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. He is the author of The Web of Politics: The Internet's Impact on the American Political System, The Press and American Politics, 3rd edition, and Politics and the Media. He is co-author, with Diana Owen, of New Media and
American Politics. He is also co-author, with Bruce Bimber, of Campaigning Online: The Internet in U.S. Elections, a book on the Internet's role in the 2000 elections.

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