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Victorian fashions and costumes from Harper's bazar, 1867-1898

Author: Stella Blum
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, Inc., ©1974.
Series: Dover pictorial archive series.
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This book consists of illustrations taken from Harper's Bazar from 1867 to 1898, when that periodical was at the height of its importance and influence. After the Civil War, the American upper-middle class expanded and grew in style-consciousness, stimulated by the visits of European royalty and the International Exhibition in Paris in 1867. Harper's Bazar, which described itself as 'A repository of Fashion,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Bildband
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stella Blum
ISBN: 048623083X 9780486230832 0486229904 9780486229904
OCLC Number: 1119382
Description: ix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm.
Contents: Bustles and puffs (1867-1874) --
Natural form and cuirass body (1875-1882) --
Return of the bustle (1883-1890) --
Hourglass figure (1891-1898).
Series Title: Dover pictorial archive series.
Other Titles: Harper's bazaar.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Stella Blum.

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This book consists of illustrations taken from Harper's Bazar from 1867 to 1898, when that periodical was at the height of its importance and influence. After the Civil War, the American upper-middle class expanded and grew in style-consciousness, stimulated by the visits of European royalty and the International Exhibition in Paris in 1867. Harper's Bazar, which described itself as 'A repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction, ' brought detailed images of the latest European and American fashions into the homes of the American middle class. The illustrations in this book demonstrate both the tastes of the Victorians and the evolutionary nature of fashion, as styles come and go and then return again. Images of accessories and hair styles are included alongside the expected selection of women's and children's garments.

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