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Fashion plate - Design for the London Art Fashions
  • Design for the London Art Fashions
    The John Williamson Company Limited, London
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Design for the London Art Fashions

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1889 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The John Williamson Company Limited, London (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving or lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. M. Bridgland

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 83, box B

Physical description

Fashion plate of a young boy in smart attire, wearing a bowler hat, plus fours, a thick blazer and leather gloves, with lace up leather boots. He is leaning against a balustrade in front of an ornate garden. Part of a series of 1320 fashion plates of predominately men's fashion between 1832 and 1931.

Place of Origin

London (designed)


1889 (designed)


The John Williamson Company Limited, London (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving or lithography

Descriptive line

Fashion plate of a boy in smart dress and bowler hat entitled ''Design for the London Art Fashions' as part of a collection of 1320 plates, chiefly of men's fashion. Britain, 1889.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.




Engraving; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Boy; Hat; Fashion


Prints; Fashion; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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