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The art of dress : fashion in England and France 1750 to 1820

Author: Aileen Ribeiro
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text examines English and French fashion from 1750 to 1820 by studying the art of the period and it shows how changes in dress reflected social, political and cultural developments in the two  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN: 0300062877 9780300062878
OCLC Number: 450347616
Notes: Ilustr. na spojnih listih.
Description: 257 str. : ilustr. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction - truth and history - the meaning of dress in art, 1750-1820; the fabric of society - fashion from 1750 to 1789; painters of modern life - fashion from 1789 to 1820; the stuff of heroes - historical themes in dress and art in France; remembrance of things past - image and reality in fancy dress in England.
Responsibility: Aileen Ribeiro.


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