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Figure training, or, Art the handmaid of nature / by E.D.M.
Additional Title(s):

Figure training

Art the handmaid of nature
London : Ward, Lock and Tyler, Warwick House, Paternoster Row, [between 1865 and 1873]
Physical Description:
125, [1] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT2075 .F54 1865
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
E.D.M. is the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine.
With wood engravings by William Michael Roberts Quick.
Printed by Jas. Wade, Tavistock Street, Coven [Covent] Garden.
The firm of Ward, Lock, and Tyler was active from 1865 to 1873. Cf. Brown. London publishers and printers.
BAC: British Art Center copy is George Augustus Sala's copy with his signature (dated 1883) and inscriptions on t.p. as follows: "a vile sciolistic, bastard, physiological book (not without a flavour of the sub-erotic), calculated to do much mischief to silly women. The illustrations are passable ... [published] about 1871." Bound in later half red calf and marbled boards, with marbled edges.
Subject Terms:
Corsets -- Great Britain.
Foundation garments -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Sala, George Augustus, 1828-1895 -- Autograph.
Wade, James -- Printer
Ward, Lock and Tyler -- Publisher
Wood engravings -- 1865.
Quick, William Michael Roberts, 1813-1927, engraver.

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