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Clothes and the child : a handbook of children's dress in England, 1500-1900

Author: Anne Buck
Publisher: Carlton : Bean, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Children's clothes reflect the concerns of parents and shifts in fashions. The needs of the child, social attitudes and new technology all find expression in their dress. This work considers the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Buck
ISBN: 0903585294 9780903585293
OCLC Number: 186483515
Description: 271 s. : illustrations (vissa i färg) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 INFANCY The child in arms: first clothing 1500-1800, 1800-1900 Beginning to walk: second clothing From long clothes to short clothes 1500-1900 Part 2 CHILDHOOD Children in skirts 1500-1750 1500-1650, 1650-1750 A dress for childhood 1750-1820 Children and fashion 1820-1900 Children in mourning Part 3 GROWING UP Breeching Boys & girls 1500-1900 Boys 1500-1650, Girls 1500-1650, Boys 1650-1750, Girls 1650-1750, Boys 1750-1820, Girls 1750-1820, Boys 1820-1900, Girls 1820-1900 Looking back, looking forward References, Glossary, Select bibliography and collections, Sources of illustrations, Index
Responsibility: Anne Buck.


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Clare Rose in Costume, No 31, 1997: '..a valuable addition to the literature on a too-little studied aspect of cotume history.. We are fortunate to have this work from one of the foremost authorities Read more...

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