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The Young Ladies Journal Latest Parisian Winter Fashions 1878

Fashion Plate
October 1878 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Landscape format plate showing 20 women and young girls outside, with a country house in the background. They are all elaborately dressed in fashionable day dresses, the women with long, lavishly decorated and draped trains and long, form-fitting cuirasse bodices extending over the hips. Many of them wear dolmans, mantles and wraps which echo the line of the dress underneath, and all wear hats or bonnets.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
lithograph
Brief Description
Hand-coloured lithograph for 'The Young Ladies Journal,' October 1878.
Physical Description
Landscape format plate showing 20 women and young girls outside, with a country house in the background. They are all elaborately dressed in fashionable day dresses, the women with long, lavishly decorated and draped trains and long, form-fitting cuirasse bodices extending over the hips. Many of them wear dolmans, mantles and wraps which echo the line of the dress underneath, and all wear hats or bonnets.
DimensionsThis object is grouped with E. 515-1935 and E. 516-1935, with dimensions given as 'various sizes.'
Marks and Inscriptions
The Young Ladies Journal Latest Parisian Winter Fashions 1878 D Nicholson & Compy 50 51 52 and 53. St. Pauls Churchyard & 66. Paternoster Row corner of cheapside London silk mercers to the Queen & outfitters to all parts of the world supply all the goods represented in the above illustration 1000 patterns of newest silks and dress materials also sent post free-advt. Published with the October part 1878
Credit line
Given by Mrs. W.F.A. Ellison.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1935 London: HMSO, 1935
Collection
Accession Number
E.515-1935

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