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Fashions for August 1861

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    August 1861 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr F. L. Banyard

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 81

Physical description

Fashion plate showing two evening dresses and a wedding dress, one with a cloak. All wear floral wreaths and the bride has a veil.

Place of Origin

London (published)


August 1861 (published)



Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured etching

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title, dates and plate number


Height: 29.9 cm average size, Width: 22.9 cm average size

Descriptive line

Fashions for August 1861 from The London and Paris Ladies' Magazine of Fashion

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.


Printing ink; Watercolour


Etching; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted



Fashion plates; Marriage; Fashion; Clothing; Evening wear; Formal wear; Hats & headwear; Hair and hairstyles; Prints; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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