1st wife of John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Caricature of Flappers Wearing Furs. The work of American designers 1918.
British writer and biographer.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
The Portrait of a Lady forms the type of feminine beauty which Fragonard seems to have admired particularly.
Men’s Styles Spring 1917. Advertising for men’s fashion by Walter D. Teague (1883-1960).
Claire Avery. Vogue. Lingerie Number. Cover January 1 1917
Hermione. Don Marquis. Design for a magazine cover (Vanity Fair) by Thelma Somerville Cudlipp.
A picturesque tour of Italy, from drawings made in 1816-1817 by James Hakewill and William Turner.
Saint Agnes is venerated as a martyr, consecrated virgin and saint; celebrated on 21 January according to the Roman Martyrology as a martyr of purity.
The favourite anchorage of Christopher Columbus on his voyages of discovery.