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Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9

Fashion Plate
1878-1879 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Fashion plate of male costume dress consisting of a large group of men in tweeds, suits, and a variety of styles of overcoat, alongside one man in hunting attire, standing in a grand summer house. There are three ladies and two boys present. The lady resembles H.R.H Princess of Wales in E.1426-1946 and her son in this print is wearing the same outfit as the young man in E.1424-1946.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving or lithography
Brief Description
Fashion plate depicting large group portrait of predominantly men entitled 'Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9'. Part of a collection of 1320 plates showing examples of mainly menswear between the years 1832 and 1931. Britain, 1878-1879.
Physical Description
Fashion plate of male costume dress consisting of a large group of men in tweeds, suits, and a variety of styles of overcoat, alongside one man in hunting attire, standing in a grand summer house. There are three ladies and two boys present. The lady resembles H.R.H Princess of Wales in E.1426-1946 and her son in this print is wearing the same outfit as the young man in E.1424-1946.
DimensionsPlates are listed as being simply in 'various sizes'. No specific sizes are given.
Marks and Inscriptions
At the bottom of the print is written 'Prepared specially for the subscribers to "The Tailor and Cutter", 93 & 94 Drury Lane, London, W.C'.
Credit line
Given by Mrs E. M. Bridgland
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1801-1946

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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