Fashions After the Era of Jane Austen: Ackermann’s Repository of Arts
What carriage gown would you’ve got worn for a ride in a phaeton through the Hyde Park in April 1826?
Choose any month in any year between 1821 and 1828 and find probably the most fashionable attire in England. Fashions After the Era of Jane Austen is a comprehensive pictorial guide of ladies’ fashions collected from one of the vital influential periodicals of Austen’s lifetime – Ackermann’s Repository of Arts.
Ackermann’s Repository used to be published in London nearly two hundred years ago and it provided ladies with monthly etchings of exquisite hand-painted plates featuring the contemporary fashions. Discover splendid illustrations of morning, evening, riding, and walking dresses with their coordinated accessories: hats, shoes, scarves, jewelry, parasols and more. The book comprises nearly 200 exquisite illustrations which can be accompanied by the original descriptions, as published nearly two hundred years ago.
Costume designers, researchers, authors, and fashion lovers will all treasure these authentic examples of fashionable dress after the era of Jane Austen.
Fashions After the Era of Jane Austen covers eight years of fashion within the Georgian period (1821-1828).
* This book is best viewed within the paperback version and features a full color illustration on nearly each page. The physical book price is set by CreateSpace, a company of Amazon.com
approx. pages: 209
word count: 44,671
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