Tag: John Carne

John Carne (1789–1844) was a British traveller and author.

He was a member of Queens’ College, Cambridge. In 1826 he became a deacon, but was never a priest, except for a brief period in Switzerland at Vevey. His first journey began on 26 March 1821 to Constantinople, Greece and the Holy Land, and on his return to England he began to publish accounts of his travels. He died in Penzance on 19th April 1844 and is buried in Gulvald.

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)

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.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)