Loved to see names of some of the styles prices materials and other tidbits that were surely available to the author Absolutely beautiful references. Ns that produced leg o' mutton sleeves narrowed skirts diminished bustles and high necked bodices xcept for Humanism: The Greek Ideal and its Survival evening wear whichxhibited a daring necklineHere for copyright free use are hundreds of Love 2.0 (A Cates Brothers Book, elegant dresses accented with intricatelymbroidered designs shirtwaists featuring lace inserts and row upon row of tiny pleats tightly laced undergarments wide brimmed hats topped with feathers flowers and ribbon; beaded handbags magnificent parasols fur trimmed capes and much much.
I thought this was a fantastic collection of Victorian fashions taken from vintage periodicals I only wish that there was context They are arranged. Women's fashions during the second half of the nineteenth century offered a delightful display of styles reflecting English French and American tastes This comprehensive treasury of than 900 crisp black and white illustrations ― arranged chronologically and dated by year ― provides a rich pictorial record of clothing styles from that period Suitable for a wide variety of graphic projects these cuts will specially appeal to artists and illustrators in search of finely render.
In chronological order but with all those catalogs at the author s disposal its a shame that she didn t include any other small details I would have. Ed images of authentic Victorian fashions Selected by graphic artist Carol Belanger Grafton from such vintage sources as Harper's Bazar La Mode Illustrée Peterson's Magazine Godey's Salon de la Mode and Frank Leslie's Ladies' Magazine the cuts brim with clear detail and old time flavor as they record a wealth of volving styles ― from ornate gowns of the mid 1800s widened by hoop skirts and laborately nhanced with ribbons ruffles laces and bows to turn of the century fashio.