<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions

Costumes, or, A short sketch of the manners and customs of the principal foreign inhabitants of the globe / with beautiful coloured engravings.

Additional Title(s):


Short sketch of the manners and customs of the principal foreign inhabitants of the globe

London : Published by R. Miller, 24, Old Fish Street Doctors Commons, [ca. 1816]
Physical Description:
[28] p. : . ill. ; 14 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT510 .C67 1816
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraved vignette on t.p.
13 plates of national costumes, all except 2 with text on verso. Illustrates Smugglers, Turkish Soldiers, Persians, Hungarians, Russians, Chinese Tartars, Native Americans, Spaniards, Turks, Algerines, Chinese, Highlanders, Fishermen.
Some of the plates also appear in: The panorama of the world, or, An enquiry into the manners, and customs, of the principal foreign inhabitants of the globe. London : R. Miller, ca. 1820.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in rebacked quarter morocco marbled boards. 12 p. of publisher's advertisements at end not included in pagination. Autograph: E. Smith.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- Juvenile literature.
Costume -- Pictorial works.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1816.
Manners and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Miller, R. -- Publisher.
Smith, E. -- Autograph.
Juvenile literature -- 1816.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1816.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.