Select views of some of the principal cities of Europe by Robert Batty. London: Moon, Boys, and Graves, 1832.
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.
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The annexed scene of the Oude Haven, in Rotterdam, has been selected as an epitome of the general characteristics of Dutch cities.
Dutch kitchen during the 17th century.
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.
Dutch costume. A servant of Amsterdam, 1828. A servant of Amsterdam and a dairy nearby. Une servante d’ Amsterdam et une laitière des environs.
Married woman from Hinloopen, Province Friesland, 1828.
Dutch costume from Friesland around Leeuwarden, 1828. Peasant Woman and farmer from Friesland around Leeuwarden. Paysan et Paysanne de la Frise avec environs de Leeuwarden.
Dutch costumes of Assendelft, of North Holland, 1828. A Farmer with her child, and a girl of Assendelft, of North Holland. Une Paysanne avec son enfant, et une jeune fille… Read More
Young ladies of Friesland and Groningen. Jeunes demoiselles de la Frise et de Groningue.
Dutch costumes from Alkmaarsche and Zaandam. A Lady of Alkmaarsche and a girl of Zaandam. Une Dame d’ Alkmaar et une jeune fille de Zaandam.
Farmers from around Leiden. Paysan et Paysanne des environs de Leyde.