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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1780s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:

    E.986-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf SH31, box GG83

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Physical description

Colour print showing men's costume. The print shows a man wearing a yellow coat with stripes, red waistcoat, powdered wig, pale blue breeches and stockings with blue and red stripes. The man is shown full-length, turned slightly to the left and facing to the right. In his right hand he holds a tricorne hat and in the other a muff(?).

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

1780s (printed)

Artist/maker

unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured engraving on paper

Descriptive line

Fashion plate showing men's costume. Hand-coloured engraving, France, 1780s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
The full text of the entry is as follows:
"ANONYMOUS: Costume […]
Fashion plates (30) of men's and women's costume. French c.1775-85.
Engravings, coloured by hand. Various sizes.
E.979-1008-1959
Given by Mr James Laver, CBE"

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Hand colouring

Subjects depicted

Man; Clothing; Coat; Wig; Stockings; Breeches; Tricorne; Muff

Categories

Prints; Fashion plates

Collection code

PDP

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