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Synopsis: Fashion in Photographs is an authoritative series of fashion guides covering the period 1860-1940. This fourth and final volume features 150 period photographs, showing a wide variety of dress worn between 1920 and 1940.
The black and white plates are taken from the photographic archive of London's National Portrait Galleryóa vast collection of more than 100,000 images and a major source for costume historians.
The present volume comprises studies of the rich and famous, as well as politicians, intellectuals, and subjects from further down the social scale. Well-known sitters include: Queen Alexandra, Viscountess (Nancy) Astor, Tallulah Bankhead, Cecil Beaton, Walt Disney, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Aldous Huxley, Amy Johnson, Gertrude Lawrence, Diana and Nancy Mitford, Fred Perry and Flora Robson.
The author, a leading dress historian, has provided a full caption for each photograph, describing costume, accessories andówhere relevantósetting. The captions also give relevant background information, besides discussing contemporary dress codes, what the clothes felt like to wear, and how fashion developed during the period.
This fascinating study of an important period in recent history will appeal to general readers and students alike. Its combination of reliable visual information and informed comment will be invaluable to designers in fashion and the performing arts, as well as to students of costume, social and photographic history.
Title: Fashion in Photographs
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Book Condition: Acceptable
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1993. Book Condition: Good. illustrated edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP66246584
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Book Condition: Good. USED We here at Elistics have a 100% satisfaction guarentee. We also ship no later than next business day. Thank you for your business. Bookseller Inventory # O-21-C-00460
Book Description Batsford Ltd, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Previous owner's name inside front page. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006678418
Book Description B.T.Batsford, London, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. A very good HB of 144 pages with a fine & protected DJ. This is an ex library book with all labels & pocket removed but the ink stamps remain. for all that it's an incredible clean copy that we doubt has ever been read. Featured in this book are 150 period photographs showing a wide variety of dress worn between 1920 and 1940.This book has an absorbing and informative account of the fashion and social history of the twenties and thirties, andc will be enjoyed by everyone interested in fashion, photography and the interwar years. Bookseller Inventory # 004218
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0713462086
Book Description BATSFORD IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, 1993. Hardback. THIS IS AN EX LIBRARY COPY WITH USUAL STAMPS. SECURITY TAGS INSIDE REAR COVER. BAR CODE ON FRONT END PAPER. INTERNALLY THE PAGES ARE GOOD. FRONT HINGE HAS BEEN RE-INFORCED INTERNALLY WITH BOOKSELLER'S CLEAR TAPE. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE REAR GUTTER OF THE SPINE THERE IS A 2 INCH TEAR IN THE BLACK CLOTH, SO THE SPINE HAS SOME PLAY - IT IS NO LONGER TIGHT. A FEW SMALL DENTS IN REAR COVER. ON THE EDGE OF THE REAR PASTEDOWN IS A GLUE LINE WHERE THE D/W WAS ONCE ATTACHED TO THE BOOK BY SELLOTAPE. THE DUSTWRAPPER IS VERY WORN ON THE EDGES BUT IS NOW IN A CLEAR TRIMSLEEVE WRAP , WHICH MAKES IT LOOK FAIRLY TIDY. SCANS AVAILABLE. Size: 144 PAGES. Ex LIBRARY COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 027478
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, U.S.A., 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Usual stamps and labels. First end paper is crimped with a small tear. Minor shelf wear. Inside clean. Binding tight. Bookseller Inventory # 000893
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publisher, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020713462086
Book Description Rowman & Littlefield Publisher, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010713462086
Book Description Batsford Ltd, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Some wear to edges of dust-jacket. Internally in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17412556072