Nineteenth-Century Costume and Fashion

By Herbert Norris

Exuberantly written reference offers a kaleidoscopic landscape of garments types worn in interval overlaying the final years of George III to latter a part of Victoria's reign. fascinating descriptions and illustrations of such actual clothes as a French courtroom gown (1818), Garibaldi blouse (1861), and night costume (1865). 2 hundred black-and-white, 27 color illustrations.

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