Shoes, Hats and Fashion Accessories: A Pictorial Archive 1850-1940

Shoes, Hats and Fashion Accessories: A Pictorial Archive 1850-1940
Shoes, Hats and Fashion Accessories: A Pictorial Archive 1850-1940Shoes, Hats and Fashion Accessories: A Pictorial Archive 1850-1940
Shoes, Hats and Fashion Accessories: A Pictorial Archive 1850-1940
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Artist and illustrators wishing to add a touch of nostalgia to assorted prints projects will find this comprehensive collection of vintage fashion cuts an ideal resource. Selected from rare Victorian and early twentieth-century publications, these finely detailed images comprise an authentic record of nearly one hundred years of fashion history - from the mid-nineteenth century to 1940.

More than 2,000 meticulously rendered black and white illustrations have been carefully culled from many periodicals. Included are copyright-free images of high-topped Victorian footwear, elegant hats, parasols; beaded handbags and hosiery from the early twentieth century; stylish high-heeled evening shoes and elbow-length gloves from the 1920s, and much more.

This compendium of copyright-free sports is perfect ofr use in catalogs, brochures, newsletters, and other artistic and print projects, and will suit readers who are costume designers or casual browsers - anyone interested in fashion history.

124 pages. English text. B&W. Softcover. Published & Bind in USA.