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The art of beauty

Author: Mary Eliza Haweis
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2019.
Series: Routledge revivals.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book was originaly published in 1878. The Culture of beauty is everywhere a legitimate art. But the beauty and adornment of the human form, the culture of personal beauty, is of the first interest and importance. This book explores the art of beauty, including chapters on the pleasure of beauty, the importance of dress, and the moralities of dress.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1099830866
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Eliza Haweis
ISBN: 9780429060755 0429060750 9780429593918 0429593910 9780429595202 0429595204 9780429592621 0429592620
OCLC Number: 1122911122
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Authors Forewords; Table of Contents; ILLUSTRATIONS; First Book: BEAUTY AND DRESS; CHAPTER I; PLEASURE OF BEAUTY; PAIN OF UGLINESS; CHAPTER II; IMPORTANCE OF DRESS; MEANING OF DRESS; WHAT DRESS SHOULD BE; CHAPTER III; MORALITIES OF DRESS; IMBECILE ORNAMENT; SIMPLICITY; FORM; CHAPTER IV; SUITABLE DRESSES; EXTRAVAGANCE; GOOD AND BAD COSTUMES; WHAT STAYS COST US; CHAPTER V; DRESSES OF OUR DAY; LOW DRESSES; CHAPTER VI; OUR POOR FEET; SANDALS; CLOGS AND PATTENS; CHAPTER VII; ORNAMENTS; MODERN JEWELLERY ORIENTAL AND ANCIENT ORNAMENTSAPPROPRIATE PATTERNS; GOOD TASTE; CHAPTER VIII; THE REASON WHY; Second Book: BEAUTY AND HEAD-DRESSES; CHAPTER I.- FORM; THE FUNCTION OF A HEAD-DRESS; HEAD-DRESSES ANCIENT AND MODERN; HAIR-POWDER AND PATCHES; OUT OF DOORS; IN-DOORS; THE HAIR; CHAPTER II.- COLOUR; BLUE; THE TYRIAN DYE; GREEN; RED; YELLOW; SHAM DELICACY; Third Book: BEAUTY AND SURROUNDINGS; CHAPTER I; SURROUNDINGS; ARTISTS AND ARTISTS; CHAPTER II; WHY 'OLD THINGS ARE BEST'; WHAT ARE WE TO DO?; CHAPTER III; PRACTICAL HINTS; FURNITURE AND DRESS; OLD AND NEW COLOURS; CHAPTER IV; COLOURS IN FURNITURE FORM IN FURNITUREMATERIALS; LIGHT AND SHADE; Fourth Book: A GARDEN OF GIRLS; CHAPTER I; PRETTY AND UGLY WOMEN; ON SOME GIRLS; CHAPTER II; THE NONENTITY; THE ILL-EDUCATED GIRL; THE DISCOURAGED GIRL; THE SHY GIRL; THE STUPID GIRL; THE PLAIN GIRL; CHAPTER III; AN 'AT HOME'; A GARDEN PARTY; HOME TYRANNY; EN FIN
Series Title: Routledge revivals.
Responsibility: H.R. Haweis.

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This book was originaly published in 1878. The Culture of beauty is everywhere a legitimate art. But the beauty and adornment of the human form, the culture of personal beauty, is of the first interest and importance. This book explores the art of beauty, including chapters on the pleasure of beauty, the importance of dress, and the moralities of dress.

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