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Smith, Charles Hamilton

The ancient costume of Great Britain and Ireland : from the seventh to the sixteenth century, selected from rare specimens in the possession of the author, and accompanied with suitable descriptions and illustrations / by Charles Hamilton Smith, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

Ancient costume of England

An improved edition.
London : Republished by the new proprietor, J. Dowding, bookseller, 82, Newgate Street, 1815.
Physical Description:
[3], vi-viii, [124] pages, [60] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 38 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT732 .S65 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Aquatints by John Augustus Atkinson, John Hill, Robert Havell, Daniel Havell, and J. Merigot; after Charles Hamilton Smith.
Plates printed by Colnaghi and Co.
Plates are dated 1811-1815.
With an added engraved title page.
Each plate accompanied by descriptive letterpress.
List of subscribers (2 pages), after preface.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 457
NSTC, S2373
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 2754
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary green half sheep and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Costume -- Ireland -- Pictorial works.
Dowding, J. -- Publisher
Ethnic costume -- British Isles.
Ethnic costume -- Great Britain -- History.
Ethnic costume -- Ireland -- History.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815.
Subscriber's lists.
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775-approximately 1833, engraver.
Havell, Daniel, -1826?, engraver.
Havell, Robert, -1832, engraver.
Hill, John, 1770-1850, engraver.
Mérigot, J., engraver.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., printer of plates.

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