Victorian Costume for 1860-1900 #1121


Victorian Costume for 1860-1900 Book. Lavishly illustrated with 350 engaging nineteenth-century photographs, this book provides irrefutable documentation of ladies' fashions worn in America from 1860-1900. Extensively researched using period documents and studio photographs, the author thoroughly explores the fluctuation in Victorian fashions including undergarment, casual wear, sports clothes, common dress, evening attire, hairstyles and jewelry, while tracing the fascinating impact fashion had on the mental, physical, and social lives of our Victorian ancestor. Chapters on personal hygiene, cosmetics, clothing manufacture, laundry, and the dating of vintage photographs are included, along with a price guide and index. 81/2" x 11. 355 dual tone photos. 176pp. 81/2 x 11. Paperbound.