Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail

Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail

Bringing to life the renowned collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Lucy Johnston explores the major themes of nineteenth-century dress, revealing the richness of the period. The photographs are richly supplemented by detailed commentary and ...

Title:Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781851774395
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    Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail Reviews

  • Arie

    Beautifully put together, and ohhh the details are exquisite! Textile porn for sure....

  • Marguerite Kaye

    This does exactly what it promises - it looks at fashion in a great deal of detail. A gorgeous book with some truly beautiful illustrations, it takes you through the construction of 19th century fashi...

  • Slee

    This book is a wonderful and detailed reference, and moreover, a delight to both read and look at. The photographic quality and attention to construction details, including stitching, takes my breath,...

  • P.D.R. Lindsay

    Brilliant help for the details of 19thC clothes. If you want to see tucks and ruffles, gloves and socks in detail this is the book. It's a V&A so the pictures and the information are top of the drawer...

  • Jessica Jewett

    I refer to these photographs a lot in my research. Wonderful....

  • Simone Vd stadt beaney

    I adore these books! Beautiful pictures, great detail and amazing close ups as well as a lot of information on the clothing....

  • Dawn

    This is my favorite of this collection of books. The amount of work and effort that went into making clothes from this period is staggering. And the photos are gorgeous....

  • Alexandra

    I felt like a kid in a candy store drooling over all these beautiful clothes!This book presents around 200 articles of clothing and accessories from the Victoria & Albert Museum. Each item discussed i...

  • Belle Meade School

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  • Emily

    This gorgeous book offers large-scale full-color photographs of detail on a wide variety of nineteenth-century British garments from the Victoria and Albert collection. The silks shine, and the intric...