An extensive visual reference. From ancient Egypt through to the Nineteenth century this is a broad sweep through the history of costume, featuring 57 colour plates and 69 in black and white over 176 pages.
Images include Romans, Gauls, Vikings and Persians from the Ancient World, most European cultures from Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries, military costume, the images of Wenzel Hollar, the Rococo period in England and Europe, Prussia, the Italian Comedy, and Nineteenth Century Paris fashions.
An extensive index guides the reader through both plates and sources.Illustrations:
1900 costumes, including 1000 in full colourCopyright:
Permission FreeISBN 10: