Yale Center for British Art

Costume caractéristique de France / d'après des desseins faits par un artiste dernièrement revenu du continent ; avec des descriptions appropriées.
Alternate Title(s):
Characteristic costume of France
Published / Created:
Londres : Chez William Fearman, New Bond-Street, 1819.

[London] : B. M'Millan, printer, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden, [1819]
Physical Description:
viii, [4], 37, [1] pages, [19] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"All plates identical with the first edition of 1816, except that the part and plate numbers have been removed and the imprint altered to 'Published for William Fearman's Library, New Bond Street, Jany 1819.' Original engraved title is here used as a frontispiece with the title wording and Peake's signature removed and with the imprint altered to: 'Published for William Fearman, Library, New Bond Street, Jany 1819.' The order of the last three plates is reversed. The signature of R. Havell on plates 5, 6, and 7 is clear in this edition."--Abbey.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- France -- Pictorial works. | France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century. | Fearman, William -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819. | Costume books -- England -- 19th century.
Peake, Richard Brinsley, 1792-1847, engraver. | Havell, Robert, -1832, engraver. | McMillan, Buchanan, active 1784-1834, printer.