4 edition of Ancient costumes of England found in the catalog.
Ancient costumes of England
Charles Hamilton Smith
|Statement||Charles Hamilton Smith|
|LC Classifications||GT730 .S49 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||216 p. :|
|Number of Pages||216|
|LC Control Number||89-31472|
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Miss Brooke is a well known as an authority on historical costume. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text, four coloured plates, and nearly three hundred drawings in by: 2.
Ancient costumes of England: from the Druids to the Tudors. [Charles Hamilton Smith] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Hamilton Smith.
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A complete view of the dress and habits of the people of England by Joseph Strutt. London: H.G. Bohn, Selections Of The Ancient Costume Of Great Britain And Ireland, from the 7th to the 16th Century by Charles Hamilton Smith.
London Arts and Crafts. Although it contains photos and illustrations, most of the book is text. The photos are black and white stills of ancient artwork and artifacts depicting historical garments, and people dressed in costume reproductions; many of the photos are not clear and are very dark.
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