A History of English Costume

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Read Books, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 248 pages
Miss Brooke is a well known as an authority on historical costume. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text, four coloured plates, and nearly three hundred drawings in line. Of great interest to the general reader, it provides a vast amount of information and detail that should be of use to theatrical designers, both professional and amateur.Contents Include: William The Conqueror to Edward III 1066-1327 Edward III to Henry VII 1327-1485 Early Tudors, Henry VII to Elizabeth 1485-1558 Elizabeth to James I 1558-1625 Charles I to James II 1625-84 James II to George III 1685-1760 George III to George IV 1760-1820 George IV, William IV and Victoria 1820-50 Victoria 1850-80 Victoria 1880-1900

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