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Costume in context : the Edwardians and the First World War

Author: Jennifer Ruby
Publisher: London : Batsford, 1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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This series offers an introduction to the history of costume for children of all ages. Each book is built up around fictitious families, tracing the major fashion developments of the period and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Ruby
ISBN: 0713456051 9780713456059
OCLC Number: 476910566
Description: 64 s. : illustrations
Contents: Part 1 1903: a rich landowner; the landowner's wife. Part 2 1905: the landowner's children; the younger children; the children's nurse; two parlourmaids; a country doctor and his wife; the doctor's children; a young housemaid; a shepherd; the shepherd's family; a gypsy family; the gypsy children. Part 3 1907: a garden party; man's evening wear; ladies' evening wear. Part 4 1910: a debutante; at the theatre; the Russian Ballet; fashion designs; street-sellers; a salvation army shelter; a shopkeeper and his family. Part 5 1914: at the races; the suffragettes; in prison. Part 6 1915: two soldiers. Part 7 1916: the women's police service; the women's auxiliary army corps; a munitions factory; the women's land army; voluntary aid detachments. Part 8 1917: the war drags on. Part 9 1918: conclusions.
Responsibility: Jennifer Ruby

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