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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)
    France (made)

  • Date:

    1876 (made)

  • Museum number:

    E.978-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 82

Physical description

Fashion plate depicting a drawing of three men modelling different suits and a young boy in a sailor suit holding a hula hoop. Part of a collection of 1320 plates showing examples of predominantly menswear between the years 1832 and 1931. Engravings and lithographs from England and France.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)
France (made)

Date

1876 (made)

Descriptive line

Fashion plate depicting a drawing of three men modelling different suits and a young boy in a sailor suit, from a collection of 1320 engravings and lithographs made between 1832 and 1931, some coloured by hand. English and French, 1876.

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

Hand coloured; Engraving; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Men; Hoop; Fashion; Sailor; Gentlemen

Categories

Fashion; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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