Victorian Costume for Ladies 1860-1900

ISBN-10: 0764339729

ISBN-13: 9780764339721

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Linda Setnik
List price: $29.99
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Description: Updated with nearly 30 high-quality vintage images, the second edition of this lavishly illustrated book provides irrefutable documentation of ladies' fashions worn in Victorian America from 1860 to 1900. Extensively researched using nineteenth-century fashion, beauty, etiquette, household, and medical literature, the book explores the fluctuations in clothing styles including undergarments, casual wear, sports clothes, common dress, evening attire, hairstyles, and jewelry, while tracing the fascinating impact fashion had on the mental, physical, and social lives of our Victorian ancestors. Chapters on personal hygiene, cosmetics, clothing manufacture, laundry, and the dating of vintage photographs are included, along with updated prices. the period photographs and detailed analysis provide a unique picture of the lives of Victorian women through their styles of dress. the second edition of this comprehensive and easy-to-read book is an invaluable resource to historians, theatrical costumers, genealogists, museum curators, and historical fashion and photography enthusiasts.

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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 6/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

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