From Ancient Rome and Judea, through the middle ages to folk-dress of the Nineteenth century this is a must-have pictorial survey of historic costumes from antiquity, showing individual figures in detail. This remarkable work shows over 1450 costumed figures and covers a wide variety of peoples, social classes, and professional types. Here you will find everything from Egyptian and Assaryian kings to Italian scholars and French courtiers.
19th century folk costumes are particularly well covered. All plates were originally published in the late 1800s in the German magazine' Munchener Bilderbogen
Over 1450 figures in authentic costumes. 125 large double spread plates. Copyright: