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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (published)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 81, box A

Physical description

1 of a group of fashion plates of women's costume. Lettered with publishers' names, date and title.

Place of Origin

Europe (published)


19th century (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with publishers' names, date and title

Descriptive line

The Queen Daydresses May 1881. Fashion plate

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963


Printing ink; Watercolour


Engraving; Hand-colouring


Fashion plates; Fashion; Women's clothes; Clothing; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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