Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen: Ackermann’s Repository of Arts



What gown would you may have worn to be the belle of the ball in April 1811? Make a selection any month in any year between 1809 and 1820 and find essentially the most fashionable attire in England. Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen is a comprehensive pictorial guide of ladies’ fashions collected from some of the influential periodicals of Austen’s lifetime – Ackermann’s Repository of Arts. Ackermann’s Repository was once published in London over two hundred years ago and it provided ladies with monthly etchings of exquisite hand-painted plates featuring the recent fashions. Discover splendid illustrations of morning, evening, riding, and walking dresses with their coordinated accessories: hats, shoes, scarves, jewelry, parasols and more. The book incorporates more than 275 exquisite illustrations that are accompanied by the original descriptions, as published more than two hundred years ago. Fashions in the Era of Jane Austen covers twelve years of fashion in the Georgian and Regency periods (1809-1820). Costume designers, researchers, authors, and fashion lovers will all treasure these authentic examples of fashionable dress in the era of Jane Austen. * This book is best viewed in the paperback version and features a full color illustration on nearly each page. The physical book price is set by CreateSpace, a company of approx. pages: 325 word count: 52,217
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