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Fashion plate - Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9
  • Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9
    John Williamson Company
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Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    London, England (designed)

  • Date:

    1878-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Williamson Company (His name is not inscribed on this print but his offices at 93 & 94 Drury Lane are mentioned., publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving or lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. M. Bridgland

  • Museum number:

    E.1801-1946

  • Gallery location:

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

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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.

Place of Origin

London, England (designed)

Date

1878-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

John Williamson Company (His name is not inscribed on this print but his offices at 93 & 94 Drury Lane are mentioned., publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving or lithography

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'.

Descriptive line

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.

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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"ANONYMOUS (Costume)

Fashion plates (1320), chiefly of male costume. English and French, 1832-1931.
Engravings and lithographs, some coloured by hand. Various sizes.
E.482-1801 - 1946

Given by Mrs. E. M. Bridgland."

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Men; Fashion

Categories

Fashion; Fashion plates; Hunting

Collection code

PDP

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