English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century: A Comprehensive Guide with 1,117 Illustrations

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Courier Corporation, 1937 - Antiques & Collectibles - 460 pages
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This book is remarkably thorough illustrated overview based on rare period photographs, periodicals, other contemporary sources. It presents description and information about hundreds of fashions - morning dresses, riding outfits, carriage costumes, eveni
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE VERTICAL EPOCH
26
THE DAWN OF ROMANCE 18221829
74
FROM ROMANCE TO SENTIMENT IN THE 30s
105
THE GOTHIC 40s
131
THE 50s
169
THE 60s
206
THE 70s
254
RETROSPECT
426
GLOSSARY OF MATERIALS
429
GLOSSARY OF CERTAIN TECHNICAL TERMS
437
GLOSSARY OF OBSOLETE COLOUR NAMES
439
AUTHORITIES
441
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
443
NOTE ON ENGLISH MUSEUMS CONTAINING NINETEENTHCENTURY COSTUMES
444
INDEX
447

THE 80s
309
THE 90s
367

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