Braun & Schneider's Historic Costume

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Dover Publications, Inc
Dover Publications, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 125 pages

This comprehensive CD-ROM and book set includes 500 handsome, authentically detailed illustrations selected from a rare nineteenth-century volume of costumed figures. The monumental pictorial survey spans some 5,000 years of clothing history -- from ca. 3000 B.C. to the end of the nineteenth century -- and covers a wide variety of people, social classes, and professional types, among them Assyrian royalty, Italian scholars, German peasants, Dutch burghers, English Puritans, and French courtiers.
The collection includes:
One CD-ROM containing 500 high-quality permission-free images saved in three different formats -- 600 dpi TIFF, high resolution JPEG, and 72 dpi Internet-ready JPEG
A large-format 128-page book with every image on the CD-ROM printed large and clearly for easy reference
Invaluable to costume and fashion designers and commercial artists, this remarkable book will delight anyone interested in the history of dress.

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