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Creator:
Moses, Henry, 1782?-1870, ill.
Title:
A series of twenty-nine designs of modern costume / drawn and engraved by Henry Moses.
Alternate Title(s):
Modern costume
Published/Created:
London : Published by E. and C. M'Lean, Regent Street, Pall Mall, 1823.
Physical Description:
[30] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK4743 .M67 1823+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Modern costume. Drawn and engraved by Henry Moses, Esq.
Engraved vignette on title page. Title within decorative border.
Most of the plates represent the fashion of Regency era high society, often set in elegant interiors.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 428
Lipperheideidesche Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), 994
Colas, R. Costume, 2143
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in dark blue half morocco with blue cloth boards, by Rivière. Publisher's original printed cover label bound in at end.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Costume -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Domestic space -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
E. and C. M'Clean -- Publisher.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1823.
Fashion -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Interior decoration -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Rivière -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Costume books -- England -- 19th century.
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