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Fashions for August.

Image ID: 802613

Fashions for August.  [Full dress for visits.] (1853)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Fashions for August.

Alternate Title

: Full dress for visits.


: Roberts, William, b. ca. 1829 -- Engraver
Voigt, Lewis Towson -- Artist

Published Date

: 1853

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 14 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Furnished by Mr. G. Brodie, 51 Canal-street, New York, and drawn from actual articles of costume." "Figure 1.--Visiting dress.--Drawn bonnet of tulle and blonde, with insertions of taffeta. The brim is composed of a transparent border, an inch wide, made of silk tulle bouillonnée, round a narrow border of white satin; this bouillonnée is covered by a fullish blonde, then three pink taffeta insertions drawn at each edge; a ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- 1850s -- American

Source Description

: 8 folders (290 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-185-Am

Digital ID

: 802613

Record ID

: 691978

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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