Victorian & Edwardian fashion: a photographic survey
Noted photo-historian documents bonnets, capes, caps, shawls, bodices, and crinolines as people actually wore them — from 1840 to 1914. 235 early photos show aristocrats and the middle class as well as Oscar Wilde, Lily Langtry, G. B. Shaw, Queen Victoria, more. A commentary and annotations to the photos describe and identify the costumes.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - runaway84 - LibraryThing
A quick read, but this book is most essential because of the real photographs. The photographs range from 1840 to the 1910s. That was the main thing for me: Photographs. No drawings or illustrations ... Read full review
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CURVES AND VERTICALS
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