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Walker, A., Mrs

Female beauty, as preserved and improved by regimen, cleanliness and dress : and especially by the adaptation, colour and arrangement of dress, as variously influencing the forms, complexion, and expression of each individual, and rendering cosmetic impositions unnecessary / by Mrs. A. Walker ; all that regards regimen and health being furnished by medical friends ; and revised by Sir Anthony Carlisle, F.R.S. Vice President of the College of Surgeons, &c. &c. &c. ; illustrated by coloured drawings of heads by J.W. Wright, and of figures by E.T. Parris.

London : Thomas Hurst, 65, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1837.
Physical Description:
xxxvi, 432 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
RA778 .W35 1837
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Contains 1 engraved plate and 10 transformational lithographed plates, i.e. 10 hand-colored lithographs each with hand-colored costume overlay, lithographed by M. Gauci after J. W. Wright and E.T. Paris.
With a preliminary half-title leaf.
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, p. 889
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in three-quarter dark green morocco and marbled boards, with gilt edges and marbled endpapers.
Subject Terms:
Beauty, Personal.
Costume -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Hurst, T. -- Publisher.
Hygiene -- Great Britain.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women's clothing -- Great Britain.
Engravings -- 1837.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1837.
Carlisle, Anthony, Sir, 1768-1840.
Gauci, M., ill.
Parris, E. T. (Edmund Thomas), 1793-1873, ill.
Wright, John William, 1802-1848, lithographer.

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