By Erhard Klepper
Few books of dress layout will turn out extra priceless to artists, scholars, level designers, and students than this quantity. proposing distinct drawings in a continuing chronological layout, it presents a heritage of dress layout during the a long time, from the 1st century A.D. to 1930.
Culled from sculpture, lithographs, work, illuminated manuscripts, engravings, caricatures, style plates, photos, and magazines, those illustrations were conscientiously redrawn to carry out crucial traces in addition to the entire info. males, girls, and youngsters are proven in genuine costume, in attribute interval postures, and coiffed in modern hairstyles — even their gestures and bearing supply the reader perception into the attitudes and manners in their occasions. end result of the acceleration of swap in kinds, the booklet strikes from unmarried pages representing complete centuries to one-page-per-year depictions of style improvement. In all, greater than 1,400 illustrations chronicle the total sweep of 2 millennia of Western clothing, from Roman noble to Victorian dandy, from Elizabethan girl to Jazz Age schoolboy — all in simply obtainable form.
Painstakingly researched and meticulously targeted, this ebook should be a precious asset and source for college kids, illustrators, gown and cultural historians — a person drawn to the background of fashion.
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Costume Through the Ages: Over 1400 Illustrations (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by Erhard Klepper