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Full Dress

Fashion Plate
1830 (published)
Place of origin

Colour print showing women's evening wear.

Object details

Object type
  • Full Dress (generic title)
  • Ball Dress (generic title)
  • Morning Dress (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Hand-coloured etching
Brief description
Fashion plate showing women's dresses, from 'La Belle Assemblée'. Hand-coloured etching by W. Read, 1830.
Physical description
Colour print showing women's evening wear.
  • Height: 24.4cm
  • Width: 15.2cm
Measured by SH 25/07/2010.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Full Dress. Ball Dress. Morning Dress.' (Lettered with titles)
  • 'Published by Whittaker & Co. in La Belle Assemblée No.70 (new series) for Oct 1830.' (Lettered)
Credit line
Given by Mr James Laver CBE
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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