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The eighteenth century

Author: Aileen Ribeiro
Publisher: London : Batsford, 1986, ©1983.
Series: Visual history of costume.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Covers the styles of dress in the 18th century illustrated by oil paintings, engravings, woodcuts and line drawings taken by the time of the dress itself through the use of which the reader is given a clear idea of what was worn and how without the distortions and loss of detail which modern line drawings can entail. Each illustration captioned under the labels "Head", "Body" and "Accessories" and all clothes are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN: 0713440910 9780713440911 0896760774 9780896760776
OCLC Number: 436095052
Notes: Includes glossary and "select" index.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color).
Contents: List of illustrations; introduction; plates and captions.
Series Title: Visual history of costume.
Responsibility: Aileen Ribeiro.


This forms part of a series designed for those who need reference material on the history of dress, using a series of illustrations as the central part of each book thus giving the reader an idea of  Read more...


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