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Fashion plate - La Mode Illustrée

La Mode Illustrée

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1873 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leroy (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Colour print showing women's daywear.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)


1873 (printed)


Leroy (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'La Mode Illustrée'
Lettered with title

Signed in facsimile with an unidentified signature

'Leroy imp Paris Mode Illustrée 1873. No.32'


Height: 32.8 cm cut to, Width: 23 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Fashion plate, from 'La Mode Illustrée', showing women's daywear. Hand-coloured lithograph, France, 1873.

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.


Lithography; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Clothing; Dresses; Women


Prints; Fashion plates


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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