Full colour survey of historic dress styles and costume, from court dress to armour, figures in antiquity to the Eighteenth century.
Figures are posed in smaller or larger groups and costumes are carefully and faithfully illustrated.
From ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to 19th-century France, England, and Germany, this treasury chronicles the full sweep of historical dress through the centuries. Beautifully detailed, full-colour engravings illuminate the garb of kings and laborers, ladies and warriors, peasants and priests. Scores of accessories are also illustrated.Illustrations:
1200 Colour IllustrationsAuthor:
Albert Kretschmer and Karl RohrbachSize:
Permission FreeISBN 13: