First published in 1937, this is an extensive and thorough visual survey of the fashion trends and typical women's clothing types, dresses, accessories, uses, seasons, details - from the entire Nineteenth Century in England.
This is a full reprint of the original, a remarkable illustrated overview based on rare period photographs, periodicals, other contemporary sources. It includes descriptions and information about hundreds of fashions: morning dresses, riding outfits, carriage costumes, evening dresses, bridal gowns, hats, boots, shoes and more. Also underclothing, other apparel.
Featuring over 1100 line drawings, photographs and engravings of the exact aspects of the fashions of the period this is a unique and exhaustive resource for fashion historians.
Also includes a full bibliography and 3 glossaries, including one for materials as well as a complete index referencing clothing types, and uses, as well as styles of the day.