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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
    The John Williamson Company Limited, London
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Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1878-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The John Williamson Company Limited, London

  • 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

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 (designed)

Date

1878-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

The John Williamson Company Limited, London

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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Fashion; Men

Categories

Fashion; Hunting; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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