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Le Voleur

Fashion Plate
1840 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Hand-coloured engraving showing a woman in day dress and bonnet and a young girl in a plaid dress and pantalettes


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
hand-coloured engraving
Brief description
A. Brückner. Fashion plate showing a woman and a young girl in day dresses and bonnets. Hand-coloured. French, 1840. Published by Le Voleur, the Gazette des Journaux français.
Physical description
Hand-coloured engraving showing a woman in day dress and bonnet and a young girl in a plaid dress and pantalettes
Credit line
Given by the House of Worth
Object history
This print is part of a very large collection of reference material including fashion plates, engravings, original drawings and illustrations that were collected by the fashion design house of Paquin at the turn of the 19th/20th centuries. Many bear the stamp of Paquin's archivist at the time. They were acquired by the V&A in 1957 when, following the closure of the combined houses of Paquin and Worth, the Worth/Paquin archives and design books were donated to the Museum.
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
Collection
Accession number
E.22396:439-1957

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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